A list of Xitsonga proverbs translated to English.
- A proverb is xivuriso in Xitsonga.
- A proverb is a short pithy saying in general use, stating a general truth or piece of advice.
- The translation in english are directed and some are interpretations.
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|Xikomu xo lomba axina ndzima||The strength of a crocodile is water ( Munhu u tiya hi loko a ri na va ka vona/ a person is stronger when his or her own people are around)|
|Xilandza nsati a va hleki||A man who goes to get his wife back. Shouldn't be made fun of|
|Ximinta ntsengele xi tshemba nkolo||He who swallows a large stone has confidence in the size of his throat|
|Xinamu xi dlele nkwahle||-|
|Xirhami xi vuyisa na n'wana evukatini||Chillness causes a girl to come back to her parents house from her husbands house|
|Xisuti xa mbuti xi tiva hi n'wini wa xona||The waist of a goat is known by the owner|