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Chewa Proverb Collection

Kuonda saombezera.
Being thin is not a reason to consult a witchdoctor.
(Do not rush into action, take time and do not exaggerate. If someone is thin, it does not necessarily mean that he is bewitched. If you get sick, then you take action, but not before.)
Proverb No 385 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Nakulu wakota tabika nkunka kubeshikulu.
The old grandmother does not prepare dainties for the grandchildren.
Emukutiila icikolwe teti cimuteye akakose mwibeshikulu baciko. Lyonsefye nakuluwibo eba abeshikulu ifyacishinka.
Proverb No 987 collected by Frank Carey
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