Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2015, Page: 71-74
The Social Implications of Some Amharic Proverbs and Their Social Needs for Encouragement
Yonas Adamu Chernet, Lecturer of English Language and Literature, Wolaita Sodo University, Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia
Received: Dec. 25, 2014;       Accepted: Feb. 1, 2015;       Published: Aug. 7, 2015
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijla.20150305.11      View  7086      Downloads  313
The purpose of this Article is to show how the Amharic proverbs use in the society’s daily life. Amhara peoples often use proverbs to express the need for people to be courage in whatever they doing in life. This research work focused on the proverbs that Ethiopian Amhara people often use to express courage in people, so as to guarantee better life for them, and of course to make the people to try everything that they want at all times. This research work therefore aim was to exploring the social usage of the proverbs that install motivation in people, within the Amhara people’s cultural terrain.
Proverb, Motivation, Encouragement
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Yonas Adamu Chernet, The Social Implications of Some Amharic Proverbs and Their Social Needs for Encouragement, International Journal of Literature and Arts. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2015, pp. 71-74. doi: 10.11648/j.ijla.20150305.11
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