1) Ebi npa ejo, ahun nyan, ati ahun ati ejo, eran jije ni fun olode; Both the tortoise that taunts a hungry snake are edible meat (preys) to a hungry hunter. 2) Orisa. Yoruba Proverbs: owe Kanti Kanti I beg like someone has already cited ‘Ti oro ba sonu owe la fi wa’. Ni ilu awon afoju,oloju kan ni oba. Breadcrumb Navigation. Search · Catalog; Iwe itumọ awọn owe ati ede Yoruba: English translations of Yoruba phrases and proverbs.

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The dried calabash was careless hence it was plucked! Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Eni ba ma mu obo,a se bi obo. Bi egungun nla ba so wipe oun ko ri ejounto, ejounto naa ko ri egungun nla. In the land of the blind The head of the household that is not careful will be cleaned out by thieves.


Thus the king had to end his own life. Aja of fura, aja jin!

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Yoruba provers are some times also used as codes used to effect specific orders. Who wants to catch a monkey,will do like a monkey.

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