YORÙBÁ PROVERB

 

Yorùbá:  Ẹni nwá orí ahun, tí nwá ẹsẹ̀ ahun, odi-n-di ahun ni yóò rà.

 

English:  He who is looking for the head of a tortoise, and also looking for the legs of a tortoise will better buy a complete tortoise

 

Usage:  It is used to explain the situation where essential parts of a thing are needed, the whole will be acquired.

 

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