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The axe and the chicken

Proverb in the local language
Aza ny famaky no omena tsiny noho ny feon’akoho vao hovonoinao.
Proverb's direct translation
Don’t blame the axe for the noise made by the chicken you are about to slaughter.
Proverb's meaning
Don't be too quick to blame others; it might be you who is guilty.
From: Madagascar

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