Monday, December 19, 2011

Proverb Monday, #53

Proverb: Animguase mfata ɔkanni ba.
Meaning: The Akan does not deserve shame.
Context: Shame is worth than death. The Akans say they fear being disgraced more than dying.
No. 4397 in Bu me Bε by Peggy Appiah et al.

2 comments:

  1. This is one of the most popular proverbs I know of, perhaps because i is Grandma's favorite. Thanks.

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  2. Yes, Geosi. This is one of the commonly used proverbs. Mostly to prevent an action that will bring shame to a person and his family.

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