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Friday, February 5, 2016

Wisdom is not in the eye, but in the head

In the African Kanuri language the elders say, “Angalte simlan gani kdrgd, kdldlan kdrgd, wisdom is not in the eye, but in the head.”


African Kanuri Wisdom Proverb



Wisdom is not in the eye, but in the head ~African Proverb


The Kanuri language has around 4 million speakers in Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon, Libya and the Sudans. 

Kanuri also known as the Bornu language is associated with the Kanem-Bornu Empire that existed in modern day Chad and Nigeria from 1380 to until around 1893. 


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