Friday, March 3, 2017

A Taste of Yiddish 7.22

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this week's proverb's
נאָר דער יעניקער וועלכער טוט גאָרנישט, דער האָט קײַן קעגנער נישט

nor der yeniker velkher tut gornit, der hot kayn kegner nit

the proverb actually means
only one that does nothing has no opposition

translated to Hebrew
רק לזה שלא עושה כלום, אין התנגדות

רעדן אַ סך וועגן בּטלה. איז שוין דאָס גופא אַ שטיק בּטלה.

redn a sakh vegn bato'le iz shoyn dos gu'fe a shtik bato'le

in English
to speak a lot about wasting time is in itself a waste of time

in Hebrew

לדבר הרבה על בטלה, זה בעצמו בטלה

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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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