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130 Malagasy Proverbs.

1. "If it is not a boy it will be a girl," says the fortune-teller.

2.A canoe does not know who is king. When it turns over, everyone gets wet.. Malagasy Proverb. A canoe does not know who is king. When it turns over, everyone gets wet.

3.A chicken that hatches a crocodile's eggs is looking for trouble.. Malagasy Proverb. A chicken that hatches a crocodile's eggs is looking for trouble.

4.A little rain each day will fill the rivers to overflowing.. Malagasy Proverb. A little rain each day will fill the rivers to overflowing.

5.A man finds many faults in a woman when he wants to divorce, and finds many charms in one's fianc6e.. Malagasy Proverb. A man finds many faults in a woman when he wants to divorce, and finds many charms in one's fianc6e.

6.A man who lets his problems get the better of him is like a man who divorces his wife the first time she makes him angry.. Malagasy Proverb. A man who lets his problems get the better of him is like a man who divorces his wife the first time she makes him angry.

7.A patient that can swallow food makes the nurse doubtful.. Malagasy Proverb. A patient that can swallow food makes the nurse doubtful.

8.A starving crocodile is never pleasant.. Malagasy Proverb. A starving crocodile is never pleasant.

9.Advice is a stranger; if he's welcome he stays for the night; if not, he leaves the same day.. Malagasy Proverb. Advice is a stranger; if he's welcome he stays for the night; if not, he leaves the same day.

10.All who live under the sky are woven together like one big mat.. Malagasy Proverb. All who live under the sky are woven together like one big mat.

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