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Ngwenya - Crocodile

Ngwenya is a Xitsonga word meaning "Crocodile" in English.


Oxford definition
Crocodile n.
- A large tropical amphibious reptile with thick scaly skin, a long tail, and long jaws. B (often attrib.) Its skin.
- Colloq. Line of schoolchildren etc. Walking in pairs. [greek krokodilos].

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Proverbs - U nga teki sava u ba ngwenya — Don't take sand and hit a crocodile.
Proverbs - Ngwenya kelenge xivutla ni mindzeko — A crocodile which is troubling people going to get water at the river for fun

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