By Mola Mbua Ndoko
35. Mooli mo Waanga na Eyea Wanga.
(A vine clinging to a tree in the forest).
Source: Tales of the Plants and Animals World.
mooli = twine; a rope;
eyee = a stick.
Mooli mo Wanga = a climbing stem in the forest.
Eyea Wanga = a tree in the forest.
Likomba la wanga = an area thickly covered with large trees to an extent that it is dark under the trees; a virgin forest.
yosa = friends/friendship.
joono = a finger.
nganda = a finger/toe nail.
yosa ya joono na nganda = tight friends; inseparable, for instance, a finger and its nail