Do you know what the proverb “Bull ole yuh tek tring tie ‘im” means? Learn it’s meaning in our Jamaican Proverbs on “Age”.
Bull ole yuh tek tring tie ‘im.
TRANSLATION: Bull is old any weak-string can hold him.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: As you get older you lose physical & mental strength and can be easily manipulated or controlled.
Di olda di moon di brytah it shine.
TRANSLATION:The older the moon the brighter it shines.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: An older person, due to their experience, give good advice. is more likely to give good advice.
Wha yuh nuh know olda dan yuh
TRANSLATION:What you do not know is older than you are.
MEANINGS AND EXPLANATIONS: Seek advice or take direction from an older person.