According to an old Andjra woman, it was a belief in former times that a person by telling lies shortens his life, lessens his size, and decreases his money, whereas he who always speaks the truth thereby increases his age, strength, family, understanding, and property. The face of a person who speaks the truth is as attractive as light :

(1535) L-ly,aqq 'alih n-nor, " Over truth there rn light."