Saturday, March 19, 2016

A Taste of Yiddish 6.27

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this week's sayings
שכל אָן מזל איז ווי אַ רויער בּריליאַנט

transliterated
seykhl on mazel iz vi a royer bril'yant

the saying actually means
brains without luck is like a raw diamond

translated to Hebrew
שכל בלי מזל זה כמו יהלום גולמי


or this
שכל און חרטה קומען תּמיד צו שפּעט

transliterated
seykhl un kharo'te kumen tsu shpet

in English
coming to one's senses and having regrets always come too late

in Hebrew
שכל וחרטה תמיד באים מדי מאוחר


lastly
דער שכל איז אַ קריכער

transliterated
der seykhl iz a krikher

in English
the brain is a crawler (slowpoke)

in Hebrew
השכל הוא זחלן

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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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