Ikhiwane isithelo sasendle esizigaxana njengamapetshisi, nesihlahla saso sikhula ngangesamapetshisi. izibungu izilwanyana ezincane ezindizayo, zyalibhola imbotshan ikhiwane zingene zihlalephakathi. lesaga sisetshenziswa kumuntu omuhle kodwa izenzo zakhe zizimbi.
Ikhiwane elihle ligcwala izibungu.
Translation: “The nice fig is often full of worms”.
This proverb cautions us that the external attractive characteristics of something or someone is not always a good indication of its true nature. In English we say “Don’t judge a book by its cover” and the well-known “all that glitters is not gold”.