Tsumo

Mapudzi anowira kusina hari / Manhanga anoibva kusina hari.

Squashes/pumpkins fall or ripen where there are no pots.

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Chaitemura chava kuseva

The one who used to eat sadza dry is now eating it with relish.

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Akanga nyimo avangarara

The one who roasted round peas must persevere.

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Usaguta ukasunda dura

Do not get so full as to carelessly overturn the movable barn.

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Matukirwo ababa kunema mwana

The father is reproached like how one playfully reprimands a child.

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Ishungu dzomutana waswera padare kuramba nemhandire seane meno

It's the ill-nature of an old man at the meeting place to deny others mealie grains as if he has the teeth to munch them.

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Made etsvimborume okudya yakawaridzwa

The bachelor’s yearning is to eat with his bed spread

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Ndambakuudzwa akaonekwa nembonje pahuma

Stubborn head was found with a wounded head. The one who refused to heed advice was seen by a swollen forehead. He who takes no advice was conspicuous with a scar on the forehead.

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Chidyamatowo akadzipwa neganda remhuru

The person who could eat animal hides choked on the skin of a calf meat.

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Machongwe maviri haariri pamutanda mumwe

Two cockerels do not crow while perched on the same log.

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Zingizi gonyera pamwe maruva enyika haaperi

Carpenter bee, settle down - you will never finish the flowers of the world.

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Kufa kwemurume kubuda ura

The death of a man is when his intestines are laid bare.

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Rume rimwe harikombi churu

One man cannot surround an ant-hill

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Jaha kutizisa mhandara kuona danga

For a young man to make a young woman elope, he must have cattle.

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Mbudzi kudya mufenje hufana nyina / Mbudzi kukwira mufuta kufana rudzi / Mbudzi kudya mufenje hutodza mai nabambo

For a goat to eat cabbage-tree leaves it is imitating its own kind. If a goat climbs a castoroil-plant, it imitates its own kind.

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Mhanza chironda inotevera akura

A bald head is a like a wound that follows the one who is old/aged.

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Mwana kuberekwa vaviri, mugota hamuchemi kacheche

Conceiving a child requires two people, there are no cries of a baby in the bachelor quarters.

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Chembere mukadzi hazvienzani nekurara mugota

An old woman is a wife, it is not the same as sleeping in the bachelor’s quarters.

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Gombarume kudze soro, kukudza dumbu wonge wave chana

Master, have a big head, if you have a big belly you become like a child.

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Mukadzi munaku kusaba anoroya / Mukadzi mutsvuku kusaroya anoba / Nhenha isibi inoroya

A beautiful wife/woman who does not steal, must be a witch.

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Aita twake ndihombarume

The one who has done his own things is man enough to deal with it.

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Akweva sanzu akweva nemashizha aro / Wakweva sanzu wakweva namarara aro

One who pulls a fallen branch of a tree also drags its leaves.

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Mviromviro dzemhanza mapfeka

The onset of baldness is shown by the thinning of hair above the temples.

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Igaroziva kuti mhanza yembudzi iri mumabvi

It is well known that a goat's baldness is on it's knees.

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Kure ndokuna amai, kune mukadzi unofa wasvika

Far, is where mother is but where the wife is, one will risk death to reach

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Chikomba chinovirima kwacho

The lover feels confident at their own home.

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Varume varume, kutsva kwendebvu kudzimurana / Varume ndivamwe kutsva kwendebvu vanodzimurana

Men are men, they assist each other when the beard is burning.

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Ziriwo rechembere ziramba waravira

The unattractive relish of an old lady should be rejected only after tasting it.

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Nzombe huru yakabva mukurerwa

A big bull is a result of being nurtured.

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Musikana chihambakwe asvika anokanda chibwe

A young lady is like a cairn, whoever comes throws/adds a stone.

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