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.


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

  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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