Proverb: Funtumfunafu ne Dεnkyεmfunafu baanu yafunu yε yafunukoro; nanso sε wɔredidi na wɔreko a na efiri atwimnenemudε ntiara.
Translation: Stomachs mixed up, crocodiles stomachs mixed up, they both have one stomach but when they eat they fight because of the sweetness of swallowing. (This refers to siamese crocodiles which have two heads and a single stomach).
Usage: There are several versions of this proverbs, some of which have slightly different meanings. It represents the dilemmas of the Akan family system. Anything which is acquired for the family is good the whole family , but the pleasure of enjoying it is an individual thing: this fact causes quarrels. It can also be used for people of the same blood or relation fighting over something that would benefit them both.
This proverb is deep and most Akans cannot even read as it is written.