Monday, May 09, 2011

Proverb Monday

Proverb: Wonnim owuo a, hwε nna.
Translation: If you don't know death, then look at sleep.
Usage: If you can't see the original, then you can at least study something similar. Usually this is said to people who are taking early signs of bad events lightly.
No. 4386 in Bu me Bε by Peggy Appiah et al. 
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Caveat: texts in red are my own explanation.

2 comments:

  1. My Grandmother used to say this often. Thanks for reminding me.

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  2. lol. Yes, this is one very common proverb.

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