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Chewa Proverb Collection

Mwana wa ng'ona salephera kuyangalala.
The child of a crocodile does not fail to float.
(A child's education is largely imitating the parents. The example of the parents is vital in education.)
Proverb No 690 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Impampa taicepa: cikulu kukonkanya. / Ine ndi mpampa ishicepa: cikulu kukonkanya amafwa.
(I am like) the small piece of calabash [used as a spoon] (that) is not too small, provided you keep on (taking helpings). (Quality depends less on the tool than on the way you use it,)
Akasembe nangu ulukasu empanga. Nangu ulukasu lucepe umuntu ngali no mute wakubomba umulimo, kuti abombafye bwino icikulu mute nomukubi eunashe fyayansha. Ukubiika K. IO cila mweshi, pampela yamwaka lukafula. Na supuni wine ngo lekonkanya ukunwa umusunga kuti waikuta. (1.78)
Proverb No 581 collected by Frank Carey
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