Proverbs & Sayings – Kamba

Mwacha mila ni mtumwa!

From Ruth Mwende

  1. Nguli syoonthe iyiania musuoni umwe. – All monkeys cannot hang on one branch.
  2. Utatembeaa aasya iny’ia nowe wisi kuua – The person who has not travelled thinks his/her mother is the best cook.
  3. Kila kitungaa mutumia ndithya ndethaa akisi – An old man doesn’t know what makes him herd again.

~Wakenya Canada

3 Comments on Proverbs & Sayings – Kamba

  1. Aaah syeeliwa muithi withaa syi mbah @ruth

  2. Roselyne Mwende // 4 August 2020 at 11:01 pm // Reply

    Ndanyuka mbola yisaa umelya

    • Thanks Roselyne, one of our contributors has translated it for us: Literal meaning – chew slowly and eventually you swallow. Life meaning – go slow and you’ll get there.

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