List Of African Proverbs in Zulu

List Of African Proverbs in Zulu


Do not go between a spear and a bull.

Firewood gives birth to ash.

Do not talk about a rhinoceros if there is no tree nearby.

Even when there is no cock, day dawns.

The most beautiful fig may contain a worm.


No dew ever competed with the sun.

Darkness conceals the hippopotamus.

Some seeds will grow, others will die.

Silence itself is eloquent.

A leopard licks its spots, black and white.

You can’t eat “almost”.