Month: October 2015

Yorùbá:  Èniyàn kì í yà’gbẹ si ibi ti yó ó sùn. English:  One does not defeacate where one will sleep. Usage:   This proverb is used as a warning against unhealthy behavior towards one’s associates, households, or business.  This is because…

Yorùbá: Èniyàn boni lara ju asọ lọ. English:  People cover one more than cloth. Usage:   This is to express the benefit derivable from human                relations.   The Yoruba believe that there is much to gain in togetherness or communal…