"Ura ga-eju onye nwuru anwu afo."    

Literal Translation: A dead person shall have all the sleep necessary.

Igbo Proverbs

"Chọọ ewu ojii ka chi dị"    

Literal Translation: Make hay while the sun shines

"Otu onye tuo izu, o gbue ochu"    

Literal Translation: Knowledge is never complete: two heads are better than one.

"Oge adighi eche mmadu"    

Literal Translation: Time and tide wait for nobody.

"E lewe ukwu Egbue ewu."    

Literal Translation: A buxom waist that makes her man(husband) kill a goat for her when he looks at it.

"Ebe onye dara ka chi ya kwaturu ya."    

Literal Translation: Where one falls is where his god pushed him down.

"Ihe di woro ogori azuala na ahia."   

Literal Translation: What was secret is revealed in the market place.

"Ewu nwuru n'oba ji abughi agu gburu ya."   

Literal Translation: A goat that dies in a barn was never killed by hunger.

"A ma ka mmiri si were baa n'opi ugboguru?"   

Literal Translation: Who knows how water entered into the stalk of the pumpkin?

"A chuo aja ma a hughi udele, a mara na ihe mere be ndimmu

Literal Translation: If the vulture fails to hover at the end of a sacrifice, then you know that something happened in the land of spirits.

"Si kele onye nti chiri; enu anughi, ala anu."   

Literal Translation: Salute the deaf; if the heavens don't hear, the earth will hear.

"Ugo chara acha adi(ghi) echu echu"    

Literal Translation: A mature eagle feather will ever remain pure.
    

"Onyeubiam adi(ghi) aza "Omeokachie.""  

Literal Translation: An indigent does not take the title of "Omeokachie".

Meaning: One who completes whatever he puts his hand to.

"Nwunye awo si na di atoka uto, ya jiri nuta nke ya kworo ya n'azu."    

Literal Translation: The female toad said that husband is so sweet that when she got married, she carried her husband permanently on the back.    

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