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Kaffir (Xhosa) Folk-Lore, by George McCall Theal, [1886], at


In the above story Kenkebe is represented as the personification of selfish greed. In this character his name has passed into a common proverb-

Sibayeni sonke, Kenkebe.
We are all bridegrooms, Kenkebm

This saying is used to any one who does not readily share food with others. It means, we are all entitled to a portion, you greedy one. A Kaffir, when eating, commonly shares his food with any others who may be present at the time.

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