Pulaar Proverbs (My Favorites) (via mikadoo)

  • Baasal warataa kono na tampina
  • Poverty does not kill but makes one tired
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  • Si bahe cumɗi gooto fof ñifata ko waare mum
  • If the beards are all on fire, each person must put out his own beard
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  • ɓe nengasa ɓe ne nguuba yaajay kono luggidtaa
  • If some are digging and some are burying it will be wide but never deep
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  • Mawɗo ina jooɗoo yi'ii cukalel ɗaroo roŋku yi'ude
  • A seated elder sees what a standing child misses