Becoming a Dragon: Forty Chinese Proverbs
for Lifelong Learning and Classroom Study, English - Chinese
Urdu has a very rich and varied collection of proverbs
and unlike English dictionaries Urdu proverbs
are an integral part of Urdu dictionaries.
The raconteur uses this proverb
to moreover echo Proverbs
15: 1 that reads, "A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger" (Mhinduro nyoro inopodza hasha, asi izwi rakaomarara rinovirutsa hasha).
The introduction, called "Mafoko a Pele", starts off with the following metaphoric explanation that resembles a story verbally delivered and that incorporates an extended proverb
However, it was not long before she was mocked by social media users as no such Chinese proverb
Her research addresses the ability to use manga art to represent the Kingdom's culture through its proverbs
The Gandhara Hindko Academy, Peshawar, has published the Hindko language proverbs
in dictionary form with features such as ready key and index.
2B can be related to a famous Urdu proverb
Oont ki pakar aur aurat kay maker se Allah bachaye, which means that one should be saved from the grip of camel (being envious and strong animal) and deception of woman.
There are many other versions of the proverb
that is used in the UAE like: yet shou'a min 'il-yabel w gaalit zahzihi ya tiina, which is translated as "a mountain plant came from the (far) mountain and said go away (you) fig tree".
Do you know which proverb
she's drawing in the video?
To analyze even a particularly well-known proverb
, often used by common people, a proverb
that can be considered even ordinary, being used in common conversation, it would require a round-table consultation in the presence of a psychologist, a profound philosopher, a literary critic, an accomplished linguist, a historian, and, why not, a priest.
Here are some proverbs
from our Filipino culture on what character is all about, contained in the book Proverbs
compiled and edited by Damiana Eugenio: