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Kikuyu Tribe Money and Wealth African Proverbs

Collection of African proverbs related to money and wealth, originating from the Kikuyu tribe of Kenya. These proverbs provide insight into the tribe's cultural beliefs and values regarding financial matters, and convey timeless wisdom that is still relevant in today's world.

African proverbs in the Kikuyu language of Kenya, along with their English translations. It is a valuable resource for anyone interested in understanding the cultural heritage and wisdom of the Kikuyu people, as well as gaining insights into the similarities and differences between their language and English.

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Kenya African Proverbs in Kikuyu language and the English language


Gutiri mbura itari gitonga kiayo.

There is no rain that does not bring wealth to someone.


Utonga wa muici nduthuunaga, na ni uteeaga wake.

Unlawful riches do not prosper; they ruin even the legitimate ones.


Guthinga kurugite gutonga

Virtue is better than riches.


Muriio wa njoohi niuriukagwo, no wa indo nduriukagwo.

The drunkenness of beer passes away, but that of wealth does not.


Iroobagia ha muoni.

Vultures haunt the yard of a wealthy man.


Gukiaga na gutonga ititiganaga.

Poverty and riches do not leave each other.


Indo ni kurimithanio

Wealth comes by cultivating together.


Andu ni indo.

People are wealth.


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Seek wealth, not money or status. Happiness fills your home with joy, good health, and fortune and that is real wealth.


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