Izaga

Insika isidliwe ngumuhlwa

The wooden pillar has been eaten by termites.

0 4 years ago

Umangoye uselala eziko

The cat is now sleeping at the fire place/hearth.

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Ilizwi lomdala kalitshayi phansi

The word of an elderly person will never fall to the ground.

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Ungaqali ngembeleko umntwana engakazalwa

Don't start with a baby carrying blanket before a child is born.

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Uluma ephozisa njengegundwane

S/he bites and soothes like a rat.

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Umqokolo wendwangu uvuthelwa esiswini

The plum fruit of a baboon ripens when it is already in the stomach.

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Ubozidla uzibeka amathambo

While you eat them (cattle), keep the bones.

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Induku kayakhi muzi

A knobkerrie does not build a home.

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Ukhuni olungaziwayo aluthezwa

Wood from a tree which is not known is not to be used for making fire.

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Akukho gundwane lahlala lentanga

No rat ever stayed with pumpkin seeds.

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Hamba juba bazakucutha phambili

Go on dove, they will pluck yo feathers ahead.

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Akuqhalaqhala lehlula isidwaba

No girl, nomatter how cocksure, has ever outsmarted a skin skirt.

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Isikhuni sitshisa umkhwezeli

The firebrand burns the stoker.

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Akukho nkuzi ezimbili ezabhonga sibaya sinye

No two bulls can ever bellow in one kraal.

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Iqaqa alihlinzelwa ebandla

A polecate is never skinned in public.

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Inyathi ibuzwa kwabaphambili

The buffalo is enquired from those in front.

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Insimba iyabanjwa lanxa amagoda esebolile

A civet cat will be caught even if the ropes are rotten.

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Akunkwali yaphandela enye

No patridge fends for another.

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Izolo liyembelwa

Yesterday must be buried.

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Inkunzi ibekwa ematholeni

A bull is chosen from among calves.

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Isalakutshelwa sibona ngomopho

A person who refuses to be told learns by the flow of his/her blood.

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Uhlambe kwesilengwenya (isiziba)

One took a bath in a pool that is home to crododiles.

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Zithiywa ngezikudlayo

The birds are trapped using what they eat.

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Abapheki abanengi bayona ububende

Too many cooks spoil the dish of boiled blood and meat.

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Akulahlwa mbeleko ngokufelwa

Noone ever throws away a blanket for carrying a baby after a baby dies.

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Injobo enhle ithungelwa ebandla

A good loinskin is sewn in the company of others.

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Umlomo litshoba lokuziphungela

The mouth is the brush for driving away flies from oneself.

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Ubude abuphangwa

Being tall is something one cannot rush or fast track oneself into.

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Imbila yaswela umsila ngokulayezela

The dassie (rock rabbit) failed to get a tail as a result of instructing others to go and get a tail on its behalf.

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Uzoqoqwa yikuhlwa

You will be gathered by the darkness.

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