Monday, October 24, 2011

Proverb Monday, #45

Proverb: Akɔdaa hunu ne nsa hohoro a, ɔne mpninfoɔ didi.
Meaning: If a child knows how to wash his hands, he eats with the elders.
Context: If you act responsibly, you will share privileges.
No. 3208 in Bu me Bε by Peggy Appiah et al.

4 comments:

  1. humility steps in here too, right?
    Since the elders determine when the child has truly washed his hands well.

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  2. I guess so. Sometimes it becomes obvious.

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  3. I think here's a similar proverb in my language too. Very true.

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