Posted by: Dr. Y. | September 30, 2015

Proverbe Bamiléké sur la Prudence/ Bamileke Proverb on Foresight

PirogueDo not enter the river without knowing its depth (Bamileke proverb – Cameroon).- Do not act without reflection.

Il ne faut pas entrer dans la rivière sans en connaître la profondeur (Proverbe Bamiléké – Cameroun). – Ne pas agir sans reflexion.


  1. Great blog! I’m trying to learn more African history as a descendant of Africans. I will be following for sure.

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    • Thanks for commenting Teya, and I hope to see you more on afrolegends.

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  2. That’s a good proverb. It reminds me of the English saying of “Look before you leap”.


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