21. Sabho Ja Musi Nani Ajitogilwe Kukila Ho- Ngosha Nulu Nkima?

Collected by: Don Sybertz,   Scanned by: Cephas Yao Agbemenu

With special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African proverbs, Sayings and stories)

Banhu bhabhili bhakihalalija nani atogilwe sabho, bhangi bhuhaya giki, “Bhagosha tujitogilwe.” Bhangi bhuhaya bha mayu bhajitogilwe kukila ho.”

Mu halali yabho bhung’witana ngosha umo, ntumami wabho bhung’wila, twagayiwa maninga ga nkima ga kusanja mu bhugota. (nulu lubhango nulu ki) giko bhung`wila umulage nke wako, tukwinhe shikolo.”

Ngosha uzunya nahene. Aho washika kukaya usumbhilwa na nke, ugishiwa chiza chiza, winhwa minzi ga koga, uzugilwa na shiliwa shawiza wiza.

Aho wamala kulya wandya kwidedeng’hanya, “Nke wane wanitila chiza, namulage, yaya no, ulu kunipeja mu milimo bhanipejage.” Huna lulu ubhuka ushika hangi kumilimo yake. Ushika ung’wila ngonzo wakwe. “Bhabha naduma kumulaga nke wane bhuhaya. Bhasi ati na mhayo ya shilaga, bhubhona kuli ngosha tatindwa.

Tulole kwipande lya bhakima. Bhung’witana nkima aliyela yela haho, bhung’wila, “Twagayiwa mininga ga ngosha ga kusanja mu bhugota.” Nu bhebhe mayu ulibhona kinahe udugije kumulaga ngoshi wako. Utenhele mininga tukwinhe shikolo.

Ubhuja giki iki igosha nakulibhulaga kinahe? Tukukwinha mawalwa makoji, ulu ugang`wa ulu ukumona gankola. Unsinza na kunsinza.” Bhasi, nkima uzunya winhwa walwa wenubho. Untwalila ngoshi, aho wabhung’wa bhunkola ng`hana, usola lushu ubhuta ntwe. Bhasi, ukingilija amininga huna ugabhucha ubhatwalila mininga nu ntwe. Kihamo bhagosha nabho bhung’wanukula. Wabeja mayu huna lulu uwilwa nzugu wigashe kunu mayu, tukwenhele shikolo shako. Ulekwa kuchumba, bhanikili bhutula simu ku polisi.

 

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