- SכL KLEM HIL (Temne)
Salt has climbed the hill.
Said when you meet someone in a situation you don’t expect, as when you are admiring someone or the person is showing off.
- WE YU MεN LεPεT, YU Nכ Fכ VεKS WE I DE IT YU GOT (Sherbro)
When you raise a leopard, you shouldn’t be upset when it eats your goat.
- SNEL Nכ MIX PAN BLכD BIZNεS.
Snails are not involved with anything concerning blood.
Something is not someone’s business (i.e., snails have no blood).
- DA PIKIN WE WεR IN PAPA IN TRכSIS, NA ROP GO DכN IN WES
- WE YU PAPA NA CHIF, NA Fכ SO GAWN; WE YU PAPA DAI, CHENJ DI GAWN TU RAPεL
- YU KIN MEK BABU NOS TETE, I WכWכ
No matter how you fix a chimpanzee’s nose, it’s still ugly.
- FISH Nכ GεT NATIN Fכ DU WIT RENKOT
A fish has nothing to do with a raincoat