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Chewa Proverb Collection

Mbewa zidyana amatero Phiri akafunsira Phiri.
Mice eat one another says Phiri when he wants to marry another Phiri.
(Cousins should not marry, but some say this does not matter even though they breach the rules and taboos. because mice also eat one another.)
Proverb No 527 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Uupingula kamangu, no kumusenda e umusenda.
The person who remembers about the drum is the one who has to carry it.
Ukulanda fye teko. Nga wakosa mukupingula ifyakucita ukose na mukuficita. Uwaleta umulandu akosepo fye.
Proverb No 1659 collected by Frank Carey
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