Yalemagwa Ya Malimilamila

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

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

Muna Danga na muna Ngoso bhali na makoye, bhamilagwa na liyoka. Huna lulu, Ntemi wabho ubhabhilingila lugiko, kulola mhayo gwenuyo na kubhabhuja twite kinahe iki tukamilagwa na liyoka?

Hanuma ya henaho, Ntemi ufumbula gwa kwita, uhaya, “Ulu mlinga ahenaha, bhuli bhene uko mulibhitila, ulu ng’usanja nanhwe umuna Nzoka, bhiya ukung’ogoha. Ulu umubhuja ya kwene kunu kulugiko, mung’wile “Yalemagwa yamalimila mila.”

Aha bhinga aha lugiko, ng’hana bhusanja nu muna nzoka umunzila. Haho na haho Danga ungisha, umuna nzoka, uli mhola nkoyi. Muna nzoka uhaya, “Nalimhola duhu.” Kunu ngosha chula alikumya no. Muna Nzoka nang’hwe ungisha umuna Chula uhaya, nalimhola duhu.

Muna nzoka ubhuja, “Chula ulinga he?” Chula uhaya, “Tulinga kulugiko lo Ntemi.” Ubhuja, “Ng’waluhoyelaga ki? Chula ushosha, “Taluhoyelaga mihayo mingi no. Aliyo guliho mhayo gumo duhu ugutale.yalemagwa iyamalimila mila.”

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