Friday, February 17, 2017

A Taste of Yiddish 7.20

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this week's proverb
מ'שמירט אים מיט האָניק און ער שמעקט נאָך אַלץ פון סמאָלע

m'shmirt em mit honik un er shmekt nokh alts fun smo'le

the proverb translated to English
you smear him with honey and he still smells from tar

translated to Hebrew
מורח אותו בדבש והוא עדיין מריח מזפת

פון אויבן פּוץ פון אונטן שמוץ

fun oyvn putz fun untn shmuts

in English
on top decorative, undeneath filth

in Hebrew
מלמעלה יופי מלמטה לכלוך

Express It In Yiddish Vol 1: Body Language”

500 Yiddish expressions and idioms about the nuances and mannerisms of body language. The body speaks its own language

אַ גוטע וואָך 
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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