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Acholi -Carama, tere obedo abuni (A divorcee’s buttocks are dangerous slopes)

Acholi song,  collected by: Dr. J.P. Odoch Pido Tin angiyo ada Aneno carama Ce mine gengo ngeye Owekowi carama Odoko tek lang Labangcata Ka odok cen Ce wone cwako Carama bene Odok lagero Labangcata ni Ka odok cen Ce one … Continue reading

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Ganda proverbs

Collected by:  African proverbs,Sayings and stories (visit to read proverbs explanation)   1. Abayita ababiri bajjukanya (=bejjukanya).     Those who walk together warn each other. (Unity is strength)  2. Ssentamu nkadde, togiteresa munno.     You would not entrust an old cooking pot … Continue reading

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Acholi proverbs

Collected by: African Proverbs, Sayings and stories (visit to read proverbs explanations) 1. Agulu pii odiyo otac.  The water pot presses upon the small circular pad.  2.  Labwor ma kok pe mako lee.      A roaring lion does not catch … Continue reading

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