“Ndukanine nduma mbira”
Do not finish the small ‘nduma’ //
Enjoy the present but think also of the future.
*’Nduma are the tubers of an edible arum much cultivated in Kikuyu Kenya. The proverb is saying that one must dig out only the big tubers and leave the small ones to grow new plants.
“Ngia yethagwo mukuha wayo”
The poor man is robbed even of his owl //
The poor man turns his cake , and another comes an takes it away.
This proverb reminds me of how life is like in the United Snakkkes for those on a small income. The IRS robs you , then the transportation system robs you, as well as the overpriced supermarkets, utility com…Read More
“Guoya utuuragia ukia mucii”
The fear (of toil) keeps your house poor //
Idleness is the key of beggary.
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