Chinono chine ngwe, bere rakadya richifamba.

Word definitions

bere: hyena

chinono: slowness

ngwe: leopard


Slowness is a trait of the leopard, a hyena had its meal while in motion.


A leopard will drag its  kill up into a tree to keep it safe from scavengers such as hyenas. On the other hand a hyena will begin to eat an animal that is visibly alive.


One should promptly act on an opportunity before the chance is lost.