Saturday, January 10, 2015

A Taste of Yiddish 5.16

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this weeks proverb

שטיי נישט אונטער די וואַנט, וועסטו נישט הערן דײַן שאַנד


transliterated

shtey nit unter di vant, vestu nit hern dayn shand


the proverb actually means

don't stand behind the wall so as not to hear your own ridicule


translated to Hebrew

אל תעמוד מאחורי הקיר שלא תשמע הבושות שלך


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A proverb is a short, generally known sentence of the folk which contains wisdom, truth, morals, and traditional views in a metaphorical, fixed and memorizable form and which is handed down from generation to generation

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