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Miaw bam khun




Ka jingong "Miaw bam khun" ka don bun ki jingbatai bad ki rukom sngewthuh.


Kane ka jingong ka lah ban thew ïa ka kmie kaba pynwan ïa ka jingpynduh lad-lynti ïa ki khun. Ha bun ki khep kane kam dei ba ka kmie ka leh khnang. Tangba ka ktien ne ka jingtim jingtla jong ka kmie ka pynjem rngiew ïa ki khun.


Kane ka jingong ka thew ruh ïa ka kmie kaba ieh noh ïa ki khun, kum ban ong ba ka kmie ka pynkut pyndam noh ïa kata ka jingieit bad jingïalam kaba kordor jong ka.


Ka jinghikai kaba ngi ïoh na kane ka jingong ka long ba kum ki kmie ngi don ka bor kaba khlaiñ ban pynmih ïa ka jingbha na ki khun jong ngi ne ban pyntroiñ pynpulom ïa ka jingbha jong ki ruh.

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The Khasi phrase "Miaw bam khun" (literally a cat who eats its own kittens) may have a few interpretations.


This phrase refers to a mother who is instrumental in bringing obstacles in the life of her children. In many instances this is not purposely done by the mother. But the words and the harsh reprimand of the mother weaken the child's essence or sense of self or capability to achieve his/her full potential.


This phrase may also refer to a mother who abandons her child, in the sense that she ruins any valuable love or guidance that may come only from her.


The lesson that is drawn from this phrase is that as mothers we are powerful in our ability to bring out a child's potential or destroy it.



The Khasi phrase "Miaw bam khun" is a phrase we have heard of but have not been able to explain properly.
Khublei Shibun @meiithei @bada_boombam bad @carey_lynz na ka bynta ka jingïarap jong phi ha kaba pynkhreh ïa kane ka post 🙏🙏
Sngewbha ai shuh ki jingbatai jong phi ïa kane ka jingong ha ki comments.
🟡 English and Khasi collated by @speakyourroots

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