Tsumo

Imbwa kudya matehwe, hunge yashaya muvhimisi

For a dog to eat hides, means no one has taken it hunting.

0 4 years ago

Kudyirwa munda nembwa sendakarime nyama

To have the field eaten by dogs as if I planted meat.

1 4 years ago

Anorara nembwa anomuka ava nenhata

One who sleeps with a dog will wake up with fleas.

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Tiri kuimbwa, tiri kutsuro

We are with the dog, we are with the hare.

2 4 years ago

Imbwa payadyira haipakanganwi

The place where a dog has fed, it does not forget.

0 4 years ago

Ndiyo hayo nyama yousina imbwa

It is sufficient meat for the one who has no dogs.

0 4 years ago

Imbwa mbiri hadzitorerwi nyama

Two dogs cannot have their meat taken away from them.

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Imbwa hairumi muridzi

A dog does not bite its master.

0 4 years ago

Kana wodya imbwa, idya hono; Kudya imbwa, idya hono

When you eat a dog, eat the most vicious male one.

0 4 years ago

Imbwa nyoro ndidzo tsengi dzematowo

Seemingly humble dogs are the ones that eat the hides.

0 4 years ago

Imbwa ivete haimutsirwi sadza

A sleeping dog must not be roused for food.

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Imbwa ine hona haihukuri

A dog with a bone in its mouth does not bark.

0 4 years ago

Kutanda imbwa ikandire hona

In order to chase a dog away throw it a bone.

0 4 years ago

Pembera wabaya

Praise yourself after you have stabbed the prey or enemy with a spear.

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Makunun’unu maodzamoyo

Brooding breeds despair.

0 4 years ago

Marambakukombwa marambamweni

The one who refuses to be surrounded by others is the one who has refused visitors

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Munongedzo hauzvinongedzi

The index finger does not point to itself.

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Chomukuru hachikumbirwi

What belongs to an elder should not be asked for.

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Ashamba haanokorerwi

One who has washed does not have sadza broken off for him (is not helped to food).

0 4 years ago

Kuraira benzi, hunyadza muromo wako

Giving advice to a fool, can only embarrass one’s mouth.

0 4 years ago

Mumuromo mumba munogara makatsvairwa

The mouth is like a homestead which must be constantly cleaned.

0 4 years ago

Muromo wazivira kudya mavara, kuona chivambo wosekerera

The mouth that is used to eating spots, smiles when seeing a small one.

0 4 years ago

Mumuromo momukuru munonhuwa kamwe, mangwana munoreva zvibvira

The mouth of an elder smells once, the next day it speaks the truth.

0 4 years ago

Tsuri itsva inozvimbisa muromo

A new whistle made of reeds makes the mouth swollen.

0 4 years ago

Kuraira kuuya ndokwomuromo, kweshamhu kwakapa musimbwa

Advice is provided by the mouth, the stick results in disobedience.

0 4 years ago

Muromo hauzarirwi nerwizi

The mouth cannot be filled by a river.

0 4 years ago

Mhuno hainwi mvura muromo usina kunwa

The nose does not drink if the mouth has not done so.

0 4 years ago

Muromo kapako kokuhwanda nako

The mouth is a cave where one hide.

0 4 years ago

Chinogova ruoko, muromo haugovi; Muromo haupi chinopa maoko

What gives is the hand and not the mouth. The mouth does not give, what gives are the hands.

0 4 years ago

Ndezvameso muromo zvinyarare

It is for the eyes only; the mouth must remain quiet.

0 4 years ago
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