Kuchenjera kuruka nhava

Kuchenjera kuruka nhava

English Direct Translation

To be wise is to make a woven bag.

Variants

  1. Kungwara kukosha ngoyi.

(To be wise is to prepare strings for a woven bag)

SHONA EXPLANATION

Munhu akachenjera ndouya anotanga arongedzera pokuchengetera zvaari kutsvaga.

ENGLISH EXPLANATION 

A man with foresight carefully prepares ahead of time what he wants to get for himself. The proverb can be applied to a parent who gives all his attention to the careful upbringing of his children. In doing so he ensures security in old age.

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