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Chewa Proverb Collection

Lende n'kukankhana.
In order to swing one has to push one another.
(To have a real good swing, you need someone to push you.)
Proverb No 427 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Tapalabwa mpuma: palabwe sembe.
The honey combs don't get forgotten, what gets forgotten is the axe. (When your mind is preoccupied with something it is easy to forget everything else, even important things that you would not normally forget.)
Ili lishiwi basosa ngo muntu akwampapofye ifyo alungeme, alabilapo ifyo eshile nafyo. Cafumine kumuntu uwapandile ubuci, bwamulafya, asendapo ubuci alabile sembe apo pene; nga mailo akapandila kunshi? (from Stephen Mpashi)
Proverb No 1166 collected by Frank Carey
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