Khisa Kwa Simiyu Omusaba we Sichei said: 1. Nandakambilwa kakona khumwanda kwenjoli — English? Wakhaleka rarao, nikho khakonia mao — Even if you despise your father, he is the one who sleeps with your mother! Omukesi sekebekanga ta — the wise never cuts his own hair! Burerere sebuli ne omwami ta — sleepiness has no king. Were wa Bulinji said: 1.
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At mulembenation. The richest, boldest, fullest bevvy finds its character from its ancestors: sour mash. The sour mash is added to the next batch. We attempt a similar process by contextualizing, re-imagining and even re-living popular luhya proverbs and sayings.
In doing so, we hope to mellow these Luhya figures of speech and pop open the richness of our language in all its intonations. In so doing, we also hope to keep alive its dialects; honor its marriages with other native sounds. The descendants of Mwambu the inventor and Sela like their brothers the Maragoli trace their ancestry to Misri.
Closer home to their current domicile in the lands at the foot of Mt. Elgon Masaba , the umbilical cord of Bukusu clans terminates in modern day Eastern Uganda among the Masaba people.
Mulogoli is the scion of Andimi a descedant of Kintu and Mwanzu matriarch. Mulogoli migrated south and made his home at Mungoma -caves at the foot of the Maragoli hills in south Maragoli, present day Vihiga county - with his wife Khaliyesa. The Abanyala should have the most intriguing histories of the Luhya tribes of modern day Kenya. Now resident in Eastern Uganda, Busia Kenya and Navakholo district in Kakamega county Kenya, theirs is a story of flourishing even with the odds stacked against you.
Pop culture has its subcultures. Some are influenced by locale, others by the spirit of the times, most by indigenous cultures.
These Luhya proverbs and saying demonstrate the fluidity of culture as they have gained notoriety beyond native speakers of the Luhya language and its dialects.
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LUHYA PROVERBS PDF
At mulembenation. The richest, boldest, fullest bevvy finds its character from its ancestors: sour mash. The sour mash is added to the next batch. We attempt a similar process by contextualizing, re-imagining and even re-living popular luhya proverbs and sayings. In doing so, we hope to mellow these Luhya figures of speech and pop open the richness of our language in all its intonations.
Proverbs & Sayings – Luhya
Some few Luhya Proverbs you did not know. Anavulekwa yirha imbongo. Chenda kalaa yola mumbo. Buli akhashere nobufira bwakho 4.