Old Proverb from Angola about Mothers and their Babies

Here’s an Angolan Proverb about mothers of babies. It’s over a century old…

Nzamba k’anemenê mukombe uê,
0 mama k’anemenê mon’ê.

English Translation

The elephant doesn’t know its trunk is heavy;
So a mother doesn’t feel the weight of her babe.

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