gũota mwaki nĩ kũhuria

KikuyuEdit

Alternative formsEdit

ProverbEdit

gũota mwaki kũhuria[1][2]

  1. no gain without pain[3] (lit. to warm oneself is to stoke the fire[2])

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Njũrũri, Ngũmbũ (1969). Gĩkũyũ Proverbs, p. 24.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wanjohi, G. J. (2001). Under One Roof: Gĩkũyũ Proverbs Consolidated, p. 24. Paulines Publications Africa.
  3. ^ Kuguru, Peter N. (2008). Trailblazer: breaking through in Kenya, p. 34. Transafrica Press.