by Wadsam | June 12, 2012 11:51 am
- A magpie is sitting on the wall, some message might come to us.
- Cover your bald head or else it may start raining.
- Don’t beat against the Sandali, it might rain. (Sandali is a popular means of keeping families warm in winter. It consists of a wooden square table about 40cm high covered with a big cotton quilt, and charcoal fire underneath in brazier.)
- Don’t click the scissors, it brings about a fight.
- Don’t look at the new moon in the face of a child, he may fall down.
- He has got up from his left side, (It is said to those who look anxious, unhappy, and grim-faced).
- I bit my tongue, someone must be backbiting on me.
- If the comb falls down a guest will come.
- If water (from a bowel) spells out with a sound, it means that some guest will come.
- If you arrive somewhere at a time when others are just starting their meals it means that you mother-in-law likes you very much.
- If you draw lines on the ground you will be in debt.
- If you shake the bunch of keys it might bring about a fight.
- If you sit on the threshold, your father will be in debt.
- It is no good to cut your tatiloring on Tuesday.
- My palm itches, I will obtain some money.
- My sole itches, I may travel.
- Water throbbed in his throat, who remembered him? (Means someone is either thinking of the person or the person’s name is mentioned somewhere)
- Water was shed, it is a good omin.
- Your right eye-lash throbbed you will face happiness.
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