Squashes/pumpkins fall or ripen where there are no pots.
The one who used to eat sadza dry is now eating it with relish.
The one who roasted round peas must persevere.
Do not get so full as to carelessly overturn the movable barn.
The father is reproached like how one playfully reprimands a child.
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.
The bachelor’s yearning is to eat with his bed spread
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.
The person who could eat animal hides choked on the skin of a calf meat.
Two cockerels do not crow while perched on the same log.
Carpenter bee, settle down - you will never finish the flowers of the world.
The death of a man is when his intestines are laid bare.
One man cannot surround an ant-hill
For a young man to make a young woman elope, he must have cattle.
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.
A bald head is a like a wound that follows the one who is old/aged.
Conceiving a child requires two people, there are no cries of a baby in the bachelor quarters.
An old woman is a wife, it is not the same as sleeping in the bachelor’s quarters.
Master, have a big head, if you have a big belly you become like a child.
A beautiful wife/woman who does not steal, must be a witch.
The one who has done his own things is man enough to deal with it.
One who pulls a fallen branch of a tree also drags its leaves.
The onset of baldness is shown by the thinning of hair above the temples.
It is well known that a goat's baldness is on it's knees.
Far, is where mother is but where the wife is, one will risk death to reach
The lover feels confident at their own home.
Men are men, they assist each other when the beard is burning.
The unattractive relish of an old lady should be rejected only after tasting it.
A big bull is a result of being nurtured.
A young lady is like a cairn, whoever comes throws/adds a stone.