Ziriwo rechembere ziramba waravira

Ziriwo rechembere ziramba waravira.

English Direct Translation

An old woman’s relish is refused (only) after tasting it.

Variants

  1. Zipfuko rambuya ziramba watonha.

       (The content of an old woman’s pitcher is refused (only) after tasting)

SHONA EXPLANATION

Usarambira chinhu kure usati wachiona kana kuchiedza nokuti ungadaro wanga uchizochida, uyewo pamwe unga- daro chinhu chacho changa chichizokubatsira.

ENGLISH EXPLANATION

Do not decline anything before trying it out; you may discover you really need it. Painful regrets can thereby be avoided. The experience of an old woman in the art of cooking is long and quite reliable. It is unwise to despise the advice of the elders.

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