Tag Archives: South Sudan

Nuer – Cäät leyni ti cieŋ kɛɛl (The animals used to be friends once)

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Nuer – Nyakuoth-Gɛɛr kɛnɛ Guɛk kɛ Jak-gɛ̈r-gɛ̈ɛ̈r (The hoopoe, the frog and the white stork)

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Nuer – Kiel (The marabou stork)

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Nuer – Bul nya nyigol (The marriage feast of the vulture’s daughter)

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Nuer – Wec leyni (The animal kingdom)

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Nuer – Cäät mieth din diaal (The banquet of the birds)

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Toposa Proverbs

Collected by: African Proverbs, Sayings and stories (visit to read proverbs explanations)   1. Kitacakari nyakook ewonit ngibaren.     An empty stomach can make a person lose his or her cattle; that is, when the  stomach is empty the legs … Continue reading

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Anyuak Proverbs

Collected by:  African proverbs,Sayings and stories (visit to read proverbs explanation)     1.  Døø wøk adhienga teek.        The beer is difficult to strain. 

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