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38 Zambian Proverbs.



1. A belching toad portends rain.. Zambian Proverb. A belching toad portends rain.

2. A fat woman warms even the coldest the night.. Zambian Proverb. A fat woman warms even the coldest the night.

3. A man with a cross eye shall be put to the torch.. Zambian Proverb. A man with a cross eye shall be put to the torch.

4. A monkey that pilfers from a widow's larder must not be admonished.. Zambian Proverb. A monkey that pilfers from a widow's larder must not be admonished.

5. A riddle made by God has no solution.. Zambian Proverb. A riddle made by God has no solution.

6. A strong bull is seen by it's scars.. Zambian Proverb. A strong bull is seen by it's scars.

7. A tender bamboo cannot be eagerly desired for building.. Zambian Proverb. A tender bamboo cannot be eagerly desired for building.

8. A wild dog is best eaten when clubbed to death.. Zambian Proverb. A wild dog is best eaten when clubbed to death.

9. A woman without teeth shall be left to the lions.. Zambian Proverb. A woman without teeth shall be left to the lions.

10. An old poacher makes the best gamekeeper.. Zambian Proverb. An old poacher makes the best gamekeeper.

11. Beat your wife regularly; if you don't know why, she will.. Zambian Proverb. Beat your wife regularly; if you don't know why, she will.

12. Do not look at a visitor's face but at his stomach.. Zambian Proverb. Do not look at a visitor's face but at his stomach.

13. He who has a fever is not shown to the fire.. Zambian Proverb. He who has a fever is not shown to the fire.

14. He who listened to the woman suffered famine at harvest time.. Zambian Proverb. He who listened to the woman suffered famine at harvest time.

15. He who paddles two canoes, sinks.. Zambian Proverb. He who paddles two canoes, sinks.

16. I am because we are; we are because I am.. Zambian Proverb. I am because we are; we are because I am.

17. If you are ugly, learn how to dance.. Zambian Proverb. If you are ugly, learn how to dance.

18. If you have no teeth, do not break the clay cooking pot.. Zambian Proverb. If you have no teeth, do not break the clay cooking pot.

19. It is better to walk than curse the road.. Zambian Proverb. It is better to walk than curse the road.

20. It is inevitable that two thighs will rub against each other.. Zambian Proverb. It is inevitable that two thighs will rub against each other.

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