Oromo proverbs and moral values

Oromo proverbs and moral values

Aspect of development
1. love and friendliness

Proverb
a) Hiriyyaan wal hinamanne, malkaa ceetutti wal kakti

English translation
a) Friends who do not trust each other, do solemn oaths on every spot.

Moral value deduced
a) Unity and oneness is desirable
ii. mutual trust

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Aspect of development
2. honesty and truthfulness

Proverb
a) Qullaa lafa hindhoksan; dhugaa Waaqa hindhoksan
b) Dhugaan aduuma diida teettu tana

English translation
a) One cannot hide his private part from the ground, as one cannot hide truth from God.
b) Truth is that sunlight out there

Moral value deduced
a) Truth is all-pervading

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Aspect of development
3. self-respect and esteem

Proverb
a) Of-hinagarre raafuu lagatti

English translation
a) He who doesn’t’ know himself very well despises cabbage simmer

Moral value deduced
a) To over-judge oneself spoils relation

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The aim of Advocacy for Oromia-A4O is to advocate for the people’s causes to bring about beneficial outcomes in which the people able to resolve to their issues and concerns to control over their lives. Advocacy for Oromia may provide information and advice in order to assist people to take action to resolve their own concerns. It is engaged in promoting and advancing causes of disadvantaged people to ensure that their voice is heard and responded to. The organisation also committed to assist the integration of people with refugee background in the Australian society through the provision of culturally-sensitive services.

Posted on June 24, 2010, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Качественный блог

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  2. Интересно читать

    Качественный блог

  3. Благодарю за информацию

    Пишите почаще, еще непременно зайду почитать что-то новенькое.

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