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Wise Sayings in Nkwen Language part 3

Fə̀li’i dzwi ndyâ.
There is smoke in the house. There is a stranger in the house.

“Ǹchə̀ ngwo dzwi nə ngwo.”

The dog’s curse is on itself. (Do not revenge)

Other Wise Sayings in Nkwen

1fə̀li’i dzwi ndyâ.There is smoke in the house. There is a stranger in the house.
2Azuŋə zuma ntiŋkaŋə nunə nshye nzə boŋə məŋkhə kə a tiŋə ndəŋə, boŋə a kakə zə.While an elder sees while sitting even if a child climbs a tree he cannot see.
3Nchyambi moo ŋù bə ndəmə yε.A man’s first child is his brother or sister.
4Boŋə o ka wwò ò kakə mbàŋə bə.If you do not fall you cannot pick a stick.
5Boŋə fənyə tya wwo ò  zə ŋwεŋwε tsətsuŋə ò khə.If a snake bites you, you will run when you see a worm.
6Mmi mə kwi’ifò ə̀fwò məyii.The eyes of a Kwifor (Palace Masquerade of Authority) are the grasses.
7Ngamə ləmətə nzεrə wwε nəkàŋəThe discussion in the house was interesting that caused the thief to laugh from the ceiling.
8Nkabə bwo ŋù nə kakə mboŋnə.Somebody cannot discuss with money.
9Akòŋnə chya nkabə.Love is important than money.
10Abwo mo’o bikàkə nəbu’u nkwεrə.One hand cannot tie a bundle.
11Nkabə ŋu bə̀ bi.A man’s money is in his people.
12Boŋə njə̀ ka ala’a kuu bəkəmə jyə kə̀?If there are no defaulters what will kingmakers eat? If there are no fines or penalties what will the government benefit?
13Nəzo’o bə əkwerə ntiŋəMarriage is perseverance.
14Bεnə abàà  zhə adi’i wuma abwo zhə bə kù’ù wə .Hang your bag where your hand can reach.
15Bə lεrə lεrə nshye wi . We are only tallying in this world.
16Azuŋə nshi’inə nə kakə nlεrətǝ .Good things never last.
17Fə̀lya ndə̀mǝ nə̀wwo.Sleep is the brother/sister to death.
18Ò təmə akù zhə  a bânǝ̀ ngo’o.If you hid your foot, let the stone break. 
19Boŋə ò zii abi boŋə o bə jyə məjyə mə moo.If you spend your day at home, you will eat the child’s food.
20Njwe mbə̀ŋə a zhi nshye.A rainy day is known by the earth.
21Ǹnà fa zanə bə zə̀ mə̀ konə̀ .The animal that separates from the others is bound to be caught.
22Abenə – mfò boŋə bəgwè.The King’s dance is good for the comedians.
23Swigərə a dzwi ma mmu maכboŋə  ə tô nta’a.Gossiping is a wild fire that can burn a hill.
24Fə̀saŋə fəmo’o bikakə ndyâ nzi.A single broom stick cannot sweep the house.
25Ǹnà bika nshye nwwo mbəŋnə tə fə̀ngò’ò.Meat cannot fall down and it’s picked up without sand.
26Àwuŋə ǹtsə̀mə̀ boŋə nə awuŋə nkà’à.For a hunting expedition to be successful young hunters must be present.
27boŋǝ abarə ndya bonə mbyi noŋə̀ wǝ.If the backyard is good goats will lie on.
28Ntâ ti bitə bə’ənə lya səŋə kə ndarə yε.The branch broke just when the bird was taking off.
29Taa mbə̀ŋə̀ nə gha.Protect yourself from the rain when it is still far off.
30Tso’o  atsə̀’ətyə nkwε maku’u wwò.Remove your cap and take something to eat.
31Tu’u nkyi məmə nkhe.Carry water in a basket.
32Kəfəmə ghǝ̀rə anyù nə anyù.The bee is doing something for something.
33Mayàbǝ̀ be anyu ngu’u .Love issues are things of the past.
34Ba wwo bə təmə nzεrə.Make way and let the thief be caught.
35Chyâ ndzəmə fὲrə̀ nkwurə aborə nəngùŋə.Eat premature plantains because of the wind..
36Ngwo tyǝnǝ a nǝ akwεǎ.If you hear dogs fighting, there is a bone.
37Boŋǝ ò lεrə  ntenə ò chə nkwi dzwâ mfye.If you stay out of home for long you may harvest wet wood.
38kə alə’ərə zhə nə khə chyâ.Don’t run faster than your shadow.
39Mε’ε azuŋə mbə azuŋə.Throw something to pick something.
40ndiŋə ntsəmə dzwi nǝ taŋka yε.Every witch/wizard has a friend.
41Ǹna mângòŋə bikàkə ntaŋə.Meat for many is not tough. A task for many people is never difficult.
42Ntsǔ kwurə əkwε.A mouth that eats bones. (empty talking)
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