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Chewa Proverb Collection

Makasu 'gwere' ndi kukhala awiri.
The hoes make noise, which means they are two.
(No noise is produced when there is only one hoe; when touching one another, that is when noise is heard. Help one another.)
Proverb No 454 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Mboo nimfunda mulunweno, mumpanga ni cilume munobe.
The buffalo is good in the pot, when in the bush he is a male like you i.e. a courageous beast. (It takes courage and hard work to produce good food.)
Pakukwata ifilyo / ifyuma kano ulebombesha.
Proverb No 796 collected by Frank Carey
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