Afira nyora haachemwi.

Word definitions

nyora: These are small deep incisions made into the skin, leaving permanent marks after healing.


People will not grieve for one who dies from (harm sustained knowingly from) nyora.


Nyora are not accidental cuts. They are mostly made by traditional healers to introduce herbal medicine into the body.


There is little sympathy for one who knowingly exposes himself to harm.

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1. Mazvokuda, kufa namaronda enyora.

2. Mazvokuda, kukangira nyimo muruoko.

2. Mazvokuda, kurumwa nechokuchera.

3. Mazvokuda, kurumwa nechokudongorera.