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Part 2: On perspicaciousness (good judgment, perceptiveness), reasonableness, sagacity, savoir-faire, wisdom, and worldly wisdom


g k j k m il ar.
ango does not fight and destroy the enclosure for dyeing.
(Some people are beyond the reach of some nemesis.)

ng n un n k knrin suuru b j; n b-i tun? ng n k t kr.
ng says he gathers people around him to fight together; asks if ng includes people like him, and ng says is the exception.
(No one wants to engage in any venture with an unpredictable trouble maker.)

e m nu n wj ku b?
Does Give me some yam go before Hello there, you working man.?
(It is bad form to ask people for favors before you say hello to them.)
This is a variant of Bn mi nu kan . . .

kr fp na.
The beaded musical gourd is not something to play with a stick.
(Always apply the proper tool to the job.)

k-k- dra, gbn algbd r fn m .
Handcuffs are pretty, but the blacksmith does not fashion them for his own child.
(When trouble is being distributed, one always wishes to exempt one's own people.)

St nl; krta l gb.
Perfidy has no home; the home of is the crossroads.
(No one makes room in his or her home for an abomination.)