Zimbabwe Proverbs – Translated & Explained

Culture of Zimbabwe

Proverb: Vakuru vakati “Usapedzere miseve pamakunguwo idzo hanga dzichauya.”

Translation: Do not waste your arrows shooting at crows (which you can’t even eat) when real (guinea) fowl are yet to come.

Interpretation: There are many ‘opportunities’ that are going to come that appear like the real deal but they are not. Those who are patient will still be able to do something about real opportunities that come later when others have occupied themselves with non productive pursuits.

Explanation: You only have 24 hours in a day. If you spend the best of it doing things that do not bring in any money how are you going to earn a living. Do not waste valuable time on useless pursuits. Use your best time for the best tasks that bring the best returns. Once used there is no return.

Application: Do not rush to take every promising thing that comes along. Do…

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