- straight (Adjective)
- upright (Adjective)
Ene cara padi; dising misine jeg-jeg; dimisine nguntul.[example 1]
When a rice stalk is full, it bends over; when empty it stands straight up. This is used to refer to a person who talks too much and is empty headed. A wise person has a full head and is bent over like a rice plant with a full head of grain.
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- F. Eiseman, Proverbs. 1987