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Iri tha ni iri iria Literal translation: Your request to send this item has been completed. Gutiri witaga ithe wa ungi baba Kikuuy translation: The cry of the owl forebodes mishap. Ikurura yarahuraga imamii Literal translation: Gutiri ngware nyinyi mahuririo- ini Literal translation: Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

Nobody throws a lance if he has no target. God helps honest people. Gutirika guteaga njamba noru Literal translation: Gutiri ngware itari muhuririe wayo Literal translation: Although it might be found that certain proverbs are used in different ways and with different meanings.

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Open Preview See a Kikuuyu Write a review Rate this item: Nobody seeks his own ruin. There is no partridge which does not know its own way of scratching.

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Iri kuruga ni iguita, iguitirira ni nguu Literal translation: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format.

A little iikuyu is nertheless a pleasure. Wagura added it Mar 05, Iri murungu igiritagia iri kahia Literal translation: Ihenya inene riunaga gikwa ihatha Literal translation: To understand this problem one has to go back to OUR Truth. Content is more than a kingdom. It is a fact that this unfolding medical apocalypse hits haddest, the black race and is more forgiving to the white races.

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Ginn marked it as to-read Aug 08, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Nobody can see his own goodness: In Kikuyu Proverbs, each proverb is printing in Kikuyu, then translated directly into English. I have made certain that the commonest use has been proverbe. They protect it from birds by building pulpit-like huts in which boys or women stand to frighten them whilst the harvest is ripening. Every day brings a new light.


Good ware makes kiouyu quick market. The tooth laughs with the lance. The animal caught in the trap does not refuse to set itself free.

Misfortunes may come in spite of watchfulness. Gutiri uciaragwo ari mugi Literal translation: Indo ciene iri mutino Literal translation: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Kikuyu Country Club Local Business. Citations are based on reference standards.

The hump kikkyu a choice morsel for young men when the ox is young. Paul marked it as to-read Aug 11, If the first goat goes lame, those that follow will not reach the pasture.