Maori proverbs

Māori is a language spoken by the native polynesian people in New Zealand.


  • Kaore te kumara e korero mo tona ake reka.
    • Direct English translation: The sweet potato does not speak of its own sweetness.
    • English equivalent: Don't blow your own horn.
    • Speake, Simpson (2009). A Dictionary of Proverbs. Oxford University Press, USA. 

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