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Meaning and philosophical significance of Mate Masie

I have heard and kept it. A symbol of wisdom, knowledge, and prudence. From the saying, “Nyansa bon mu ne mate masie,” to wit, “The hole of wisdom is ‘I have heard and kept it’”


The meaning of the symbol was taken from the Adinkra Dictionary by W. Bruce Willis

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