Kufira guyu kuuya hazvienzani nokufira shamba

Kufira guyu kuuya hazvienzani nokufira shamba.

English Direct Translation

To die for a fig is better; it cannot be compared to dying for a cattle melon. 

Variants

  1. Kufira gavhu kuuya hazvienzani nokufira shamba.(gavhu: squash)

SHONA EXPLANATION

Zviri nani kufira chiripo pane kufira zvenhando.

ENGLISH EXPLANATION

It is better to die for a noble cause than for a trivial one. This proverb may be quoted to encourage people not to fear to do what they are convinced is right. It can also be used to ridicule those who suffer for trivial things.

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