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Each proverb consists of three or four parts. There is the original form in the Yoruba language, a literal translation, an explanatory translation, and in some cases a reference to a variation of the proverb. With the Online Edition of The Good Person, we give you the option of viewing only the parts of each proverb you are interested in.

The options are as follows (click to select and go to contents):

Show all content for each proverb.

Show only the original Yoruba form of each proverb.

Show only the English translation and explanation of each proverb.

Show only the literal English translation of each proverb.

You may change these settings from anywhere within the site by using the drop-down menu at the top, just make a selection under Display Settings.