150. KALAGU – KIZE ULULULIYOMBA BHULI MUNHU AGAMANYICHAGA – LUKUBHA NA JILUNDUMO

Research sponsored by: Don Sybertz, with special thanks to Rev Joe Healey (African Proverbs, Sayings and Stories)

Mbuki ya jigano jinijo ililola lukubha lo mbula. Ulukubha lugang’wekaga yakanuka ulugiki yandya gutula mbula. Giko lulu bhuli munhu agwigwa, na bhuli ng’wene agukomanya chiza igiki lolunduma lukubha.

Ijigano jenijo jigalenganijiyagwa nu kuli munhu uyo akilalaga amanyikile ukubhanhu abhangi mukikalile kakwe. Umunhu ng’wunuyo aliyeegela nu lukubha, kulwa nguno ya kumanyika gokwe.

Ukubhanhu ijigano jinijo jililanga higulya ya bhuli munhu gub’iza amanyikile akajile kakwe na mukayombele kamihayo iyo aliyihaya. Ilichiza abhanhu gwikala bhamanyikile inhungwa jabho jinamugikalile kabho.

Kuyiniyo, ijigano jinijo, jakomeleja bhanhu gwikala chiza umuwitanywa bhobho, kulwa nguno, bhuli ng’wene agamanyikilaga ku miito gakwe aga bhuli lushigu. Iyiniyo igubhatongela abhanhu, ugumana imhungwa ja bhichab’o ku miito gabho.

KISWAHILI: KITENDAWILI – TEGA

KILA AZUNGUMUZAPO HUJULIKANA KWA KILA MTU – RADI NA NGURUMO YAKE

Chanzo cha kitendawili hicho huangalia Radi ya mvua. Radi huuguluma na kutoa mwanga wakati mbua inanyesha. Hutoa mlio mkali. Hivyo basi, kila mtu aisikiaye ikiunguluma, hutambua ya kuwa hiyo ni radi. Hahitaji kuambiwa na ng’wingine, kuwa hiyo ni radi.

Kitendawili hicho, hulinganishwa kwa mtu yule mbaye huwa amejulikana kwa watu wengine kwa namna anavyoishi. Mtu huyo hukaribiana na Radi, kwa sababu ya kujulikana kwake.

Kwa watu, kitendawili hicho hufundisha juu ya kila mtu kuwa amejulikana kwa namna anavyoishi. Huwa ni vizuri watu kuwa wamejulikana kupitia tabia na matendo yao.

Kwa hiyo, kitendawili hicho, huhimiza watu kuuishi vizuri wito wao wa maisha. Hii ni kutokana na ukweli kwamba, kila mtu hujulikana kwa matendo yake ya kila siku. Hiyo, huwaongoza watu katika kufahamu tabia za wenzao kwa kuangalia matendo yao.

thunder

ENGLISH: I HAVE A RIDDLE – LET IT COME

WHEN IT SPEAKS EVERYONE KNOWS IT – LIGHTNING AND THUNDER

Literal meaning

Sometimes rain is known to come with lightning and thunder, creating a thunder storm phenomenon.

The thunder storm is usually heavy and loud, and the lightning comes with intense brightness; one need not be told by another about the incidence.

Deeper meaning

Just like in life, people are known by their individual characteristics. They become famous for one thing or the other.

Let your character and actions speak for themselves. Be known by your deeds.

In essence, the riddle encourages people to live up to their call in life, and to do their best while at it, in accordance with their capabilities and what is required of them.

ANOTHER ENGLISH VERSION: I HAVE A RIDDLE – LET IT COME

WHEN IT SPEAKS EVERYONE KNOWS IT – LIGHTNING AND THUNDER

The source of the above riddle looks at the lighting and thunder when it rains or it is about to rain. The lighting and thunder swells and gives light when it is about to rain or when it rains. It gives thunder storm.

So, everybody who hears the sound, recognizes that it is the lighting and thunder. One does not need to be told by another that it is the lighting.

The above riddle, is compared to someone who is known by other people according to the way one lives. Such person bears a resemblance to the thunder and lighting, because of his/her being famous in that area.

For people, the above riddle imparts everyone about being known in the way one lives. A person has do his/her best in living according to the requirements of his/her life. It is good for people to be known by others through their behaviors and actions.

Therefore, the above riddle, encourages people to live up to their call of life. This is due to the fact that, everyone is known by others through his daily actions. Thus, it leads people to recognize their peers’ behavior by looking at their actions.

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