News ☛ ☆FUNNY KIKUYU PROVERBS☆ and funny Kikuyu quotes and the explanation of their meaning will educate you on some of the Kikuyu. Meaning. People laughs at those in trouble even when they are the next in line. Source: Macmillan (). 1, Kikuyu proverbs: with translations and English. Welcome for a comprehensive collection of Kikuyu proverbs and sayings. Topics includes: Love, wisdom, success, leadership, happiness, luck, inspirational.

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Gathutha konagia mundu njira. To understand this problem one has to go back to OUR Truth. Morally the proverb means that men easily agree when deciding on an enterprise, but will probably quarrel as soon as they have obtained what kikuyi want. The man in the cold region of the earth would require a higher metabolic rate than you and therefore is more tolerant to sugars. Bata ndubatabataga Necessities never end He that will have no trouble in this world must not be born in it.

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Kikuyu Proverbs – Gīkūyū Centre for Cultural Studies

It means literally, Hail Mother with all her warts kiikuyu dirt. The above are some of the ancient Kikuyu proverbs and meaning. Me do not know hard firewood, but only lops people put aside hard tasks and devote themselves only to easy ones. The proverb means kkkuyu however small the field you possess, it has its importance if you work it.


These constitute diamonds in the rough and they emerge as finely polished gems through usage. The Kikuyu have an ox or a goat killed, roasted and distributed to judges at the beginning of every case. Evidently it is no simple matter if the would-be husband breaks his contract and demands the return of the marrieage price. In the presence of elderly people one must not pour water.

1000 Kikuyu Proverbs

Gutiri gukura na kurara keri. Watatua was a powerful Chief, invincible in open combat, who was killed at night by a few jikuyu. Iri gukura iragwo iguku ni aka.

Get to Know Us. Kikuyu proverbs are endless. Aka matiri cia ndiiro no cia nyiniko Women have no upright words, but only crooked ones The Kikuyu use the proverb to say that women keep no secrets and seldom tell the truth.

We must return the river to its true course. Agikuyu moi kuhitha ndia, matiui kuhitha uhoro The Kijuyu know how to conceal their quiver, but do not know how to conceal their secrets.

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Funny Kikuyu Proverbs and their Meaning

Gutiri uta utari nyama. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: I have made certain that the commonest use has been given. The proverb originates in the legend of Wacu, the most despised amongst the wives of a rich man who never gave her any presents. Prroverbs proverb means that unsatisfactory excuses are insufficient defence. Facts and Life Hacks.

That is, if you were to draw a graph of mikuyu uptake of sugar and its conversion into heat it would have to be quite gentle. Gathutha konagia mundu njira A little, contemptible path is sometimes the one that leads you to the highway Little strokes fell great oaks.


Cia athuri inyuagira thutha The elders drink afterwards i. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Ancient Kikuyus used this proverb to mean that women keep no secrets, and they rarely tell the kikuyk.

Welcome for a comprehensive collection of Kikuyu prlverbs and sayings. In the middle of the banquet a raven swooped down in the courtyard where the meat was being roasted, snatched a big piece and brought it to Wacu. Familiarly they use the proverb to say that one of the most important jobs of life is to provide something to eat.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Andu me muoyo matiagaga wira Live men do not lack work Life would kiikuyu too smooth if it had no rubs in it. There are things which are not to be given to friends. Change seeds taking them from different calabashes.

I wish the translator knows Gikuyu Language. Gutiri uru utuuraga, no wega utuuraga. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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In the middle of the feast, a raven brought down in the courtyard where she worked the meat that kikuyy being roasted in the feast. The breaking of a betrothal is no small matter. Strength does not correspond with courage.

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