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440 Swahili Proverbs.



1. A bad brother is far better than no brother.. Swahili Proverb. A bad brother is far better than no brother.

2. A bad job is not as wothless as a good game.. Swahili Proverb. A bad job is not as wothless as a good game.

3. A barber does not shave himself.. Swahili Proverb. A barber does not shave himself.

4. A big heart is better than a big brain.. Swahili Proverb. A big heart is better than a big brain.

5. A bird that imitates others does not get used to a place.. Swahili Proverb. A bird that imitates others does not get used to a place.

6. A blind person does not forget his walking stick.. Swahili Proverb. A blind person does not forget his walking stick.

7. A boat doesn't go forward if each one is rowing their own way.. Swahili Proverb. A boat doesn't go forward if each one is rowing their own way.

8. A brother is a cooking pot, and a neighbour is a cooking pot lid.. Swahili Proverb. A brother is a cooking pot, and a neighbour is a cooking pot lid.

9. A cat belonging to the house is not chased away.. Swahili Proverb. A cat belonging to the house is not chased away.

10. A cat can never he made to lie on its back.. Swahili Proverb. A cat can never he made to lie on its back.

11. A chick is not taught how to scratch up the ground.. Swahili Proverb. A chick is not taught how to scratch up the ground.

12. A connoisseur never comes to the end of desire.. Swahili Proverb. A connoisseur never comes to the end of desire.

13. A cow is not oppressed by its own hump.. Swahili Proverb. A cow is not oppressed by its own hump.

14. A dancer will not become crippled for dancing calls for grace.. Swahili Proverb. A dancer will not become crippled for dancing calls for grace.

15. A dead person is not asked for a shroud.. Swahili Proverb. A dead person is not asked for a shroud.

16. A distant fire does not burn.. Swahili Proverb. A distant fire does not burn.

17. A double jointed arm follows the leg action.. Swahili Proverb. A double jointed arm follows the leg action.

18. A drowning man catches at the water.. Swahili Proverb. A drowning man catches at the water.

19. A drum that is sounded loudly will soon split.. Swahili Proverb. A drum that is sounded loudly will soon split.

20. A dying ear does not feel the medicine.. Swahili Proverb. A dying ear does not feel the medicine.

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