Saturday, July 18, 2015

A Taste of Yiddish 5.43

Master the Yiddish Language For Bupkes!! 



this week's proverb's
דער פעדער איז קרעפטיגער פון דעם שווערד

transliterated
der feder is kreftiker fun dem shverd

the provern actually means
The pen is mightier than the sword

translated to Hebrew
העֵט חזקה יותר מן החרב

another
די צונג איז דער פעדער פונעם האַרץ און דער שליח פון געוויסן


tranliterated
di tsung is der feder funem harts

in English
the tongue is the pen of the heart and the messenger of the conscience

in Hebrew
הלשון היא העט של הלב והשליח של
המצפון
this week's proverbs is based on Proverbs 12:18

יֵשׁ בּוֹטֶה כְּמַדְקְרוֹת חָרֶב 


there are words that pierce like swords

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Chaim Werdyger
Bringing back the Yiddish language



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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