Nherera (orphan) zvinoreva mwana akafirwa naAmai nababa kana mumwe wevabereki. KuKalanga vanoti sianwa
- Nherera inoguta musi wafa mai. An orphan gets plenty on the day his mother dies. Apa zvinorevawo kuti nherera iyi inoguta nemashoko ekuraiwa musi wafa mai vayo.
- Kusesedza mwana wenherera kumubereka kumusana. In order to guide an orphan one has to carry him on the back.
- Nherera ngeisina muredzi ine muredzi inodya ichisiya. An orphan is somebody without a guardian, but if he has a guardian he has enough to eat.
- Panotamba machinda nherera sinyungwe. Where the sons (of a chief) are dancing, an orphan should keep in the background.