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Chewa Proverb Collection

Maso sadya.
Eyes do not eat.
(Looking only does not provide you with food, does not. deprive the owner of the thing you look at. Nothing wrong with looking at something.)
Proverb No 492 collected by Toon van Kessel
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Bemba Proverb Collection

Ca pa linso: aciba mumona nga nacifyona.
That's something that has gone into my eye: If it had gone into my nose I would have blown it out. (Applied to some trouble that you just have to put up with because you cannot do anything about it e.g. trouble brought about by your children.)
Nici uli nkashi yandi eco nasulila uyu mulandu wakonaula icuma umusango uyu, abafye niumbi, nga namwimba inama mumeno. Wikabwekeshapo nakabili. (2.26)
Proverb No 257 collected by Frank Carey
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