Ulusumo lunulo, lulolile munhu uyo alimila iguha aliyo lulu umilo gokwe adagubhegelejije chiza. Olihoyi munhu uyo olyaga nyama kihamo na maguha gajo. Ohayimanila onigwa iguha aha milo gokwe kunguno oliadajibhegelejije chiza ijimilo jakwe.
Umunhu ng’wunuyo, agabhiza uduuma ugulya kunguno ya gumila iguha bho nduhu ugulagana chiza nu milo gokwe. Hunagwene abhanhu bhagayombaga giki idichiza, “gumila iguha udalaganile na milo.
Ulusumo lunulo, lugalenganijiyagwa kuli munhu uyo agatumamaga nimo uyo adina bhudula nago, umukikalile kakwe. Umunhu ng’wunuyo, adibhegelejaga chiza haho atale ugugwandya unimo gokwe. Adaimalaga imilimo yake kunguno ya gukija guidilila chiza, umukikalile kakwe. Uweyi agapandikaga makoye ga gugayiwa ijiliwa, umuwikaji bhokwe.
Umunhu ng’wunuyo, agikolaga nuyo agamilaga iguha bho nduhu ugujibhegeleja chiza ijimilo jakwe, kunguno nuweyi agatumamaga milimo bho nduhu ugwibhegeleja chiza, umukikalile kakwe. Hunagwene abhanhu bhagang’wilaga giki, idichiza “gumila iguha udalaganile na milo.”
Ulusumo lunulo, lolanga bhanhu higulya ya gudilila milimo yabho bho gwibhegeleja chiza haho bhatali uguyandya uguitumama, kugiki bhadule gupandika matwajo mingi, umuwikaji bhobho.
KISWAHILI: KUMEZA MFUPA HUKUAHIDIANA NA KOLOMEO.
Methali hiyo yaangalia mtu aliyekuwa anameza mfupa bila kuliandaa vizuri kolomeo lake. Alikuwepo mtu mmoja ambaye alikuwa anakula nyama pamoja na mifupa yake. Alishitukia amekwamiwa na mfupa huo kwenye koo lake, kwa sababu ya kutokuliandaa vizuri kolomeo lake.
Mtu huyo alishindwa kuendelea kula kwa sababu ya kumeza mfupa bila kuliandaa vizuri kolomeo lake. Ndiyo maana watu walimwambia kwamba siyo vizuri, “kumeza mfupa hukuahidina na kolomeo.”
Methali hiyo, hulinganishwa kwa mtu yule ambaye hufanya kazi asizo na uwezo nazo, katika maisha yake. Mtu huyo, huwa hajiandai kabla ya kufanya kazi hizo. Ndiyo maana, huwa hazimalizi kazi zake kwa sababu ya kutokuzijali vizuri, katika maisha yake. Yeye hupata matatizo mengi yakiwemo yale ya kuishiwa chakula katika familia yake.
Mtu huyo, hufanana na yule aliyemeza mfupa bila kuliandaa vizuri kolomeo lake, katika maisha yake, kwa sababu yeye hufanya kazi zake bila ya kujiandaa vizuri. Ndiyo maana watu humwambia kwamba, siyo vizuri, “kumeza mfupa hukuahidina na kolomeo.”
Methali hiyo, hufundisha watu juu ya kuzijali kazi zao kwa kujiandaa vizuri kabla ya kuanza kuzitekeleza, ili waweze kupata maendeleo mengi, maishani mwao.
ENGLISH: TO SWALLOW BONES WITHOUT HAVING AN AGREEMENT WITH AN ESOPHAGUS (TO DO SOMETHING WITHOUT WEIGHING THE PROS AND CONS).
The overhead proverb looks at a person who swallowed a bone without properly preparing his/her throat. There was a man who was eating meat with bones. He was shocked to find that the bone was stuck in his throat, because he had not properly prepared his esophagus.
Such man could not continue to eat because he felt pain in his esophagus. That is why people told him that it was not good, “to swallow bones without having an agreement with an esophagus.”
This proverb is compared to the person who performs incompetent tasks in his life. Such person does not have good preparations before performing his/her works. That is why he/she does not finish his works because lacking the required preparations before doing them. He/she suffers from many problems, including malnutrition in his family.
This person is like the one who swallowed a bone without properly preparing his throat, in his life, because he does his job without having good preparations. That is why people tell him that, it is not good, “to swallow bones without having an agreement with an esophagus.”
This proverb imparts in people an ideo on how to take care of their works by preparing well before they start doing them, so that they can get a lot of progress, in their lives.
Luke 14: 28-30.