Mudzimu unoteurwa usiku ndowomuroyi.

Word definitions

mudzimu: ancestral spirit


An ancestral spirit to whom ritual offerings are made at night is that of a witch.


Vadzimu are an integral part of indigenous religion.


People are usually suspicious of things done in secret, or at night, and are inclined to regard them as bad.

Similar Proverbs

1. Chakamuka usiku imhandu.

2. Ngoma yomurirakamwe haidzanirwi.