Borana Culture 

Borana Proverbs with English Translation Part 2

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11. Woo injed’ini, woo jed warabesi English : Do not say woo, say woo, the hyena taught people the correct way to howl. 12. Hiyes Aad’ daltet jiba. English : A poor man is detested by his own mother. 13. Afuran garacha tap’ata uftolcha. English : One greedy for food makes himself playful. 14. Fardi arre kees ollu, dufu barata. English : A horse that grazes, in the same field with donkey, learns how to fart. 15. Ka duan egan jarsa kaduu dargagesa, jet sidamti English : Those who are…

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Borana Culture 

Borana Proverbs with English Translation Part 1

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1. Obsan qaloman English: Patience leads to an honorable position. 2. Chubbun tok daqabi, tok ordofi. English: You can be punished as you do sin on the spot. But for others it can come later. Meaning: As for the punishment of sin, some are immediate; and others come later. 3. Waan garan qabu arrabi namhata. English: What was withheld as secret thought will come out through a slip of tongue. 4. Ilti allatin nyatu wahi ingartu ; gurri allatin nyatu wahi ind’agau. English: An eye that the vultures peck at,…

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REMORE IS A TRADITIONAL RITUAL FOR BOYS TO INVOKE BLESSINGS HELD AT NGILAI CENTRAL LOCATION OF WAMBA .

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Remore Elayiok is a Fertility blessings invoking ritual performed by uncircumcised boys in Samburu traditions for a barren woman ( Olipi ). Fertility is very high value for the samburu. A childless woman thought to be sterile is required by the customs that the lads may throw cow dung against the hut. A fertility ritual involves placing a mud figure… of a child in front of that woman’s house by boys to aggressively invoke blessings ( Asayi ) . One week or in later appropriate time , a feast will be…

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