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Meaning and philosophical significance of Kokuromotie

Thumb. A symbol of cooperation, participation, teamwork, indispensability, and harmony. From the proverb, “Yensiane kokuromotie ho mmo po,” to wit, “We don’t bypass the thumb to tie a knot.” Anybody who tries the exercise of tying a knot without his thumbs quickly appreciates this proverb.


The meaning of the symbol was taken from Cloth as Metaphor by G. F. Kojo Arthur

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