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Do her relatives really like you?

Proverb in the local language
Ebukojja banjagala nga nyoko akyali mulamu.
Proverb's direct translation
Your mother’s relatives only love you whilst she’s still alive.
Proverb's meaning
Beware that your mother’s family will not love you as much as your paternal family when she is gone since the Baganda have a patrilineal society.
From: Baganda in Uganda

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