Translation for 'proverb' from English to Serbian
NOUN   a proverb | proverbs
SYNO adage | byword | proverb | ...
пословица {ж}proverb
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Translation for 'proverb' from English to Serbian

пословица {ж}
Usage Examples English
  • As one proverb goes: "sagardoak umea ekarri, kerexiak eraman" "cider brings the child, cherries take it away".
  • The "Macmillan Book of Proverbs" erroneously states that Miguel de Cervantes referenced the proverb in "Don Quixote" in 1605.
  • The proverb has been attributed to African cultures.
  • The host gives the first words of a fictitious proverb. Each player has to finish the proverb with his/her own words.
  • Quickfire Challenge: The celebrities worked in pairs to prepare a dish inspired by a proverb.

  • The "Proverbia" were also known in Wales. Asser in his biography of Alfred the Great quotes proverb 20 and possibly several others.
  • The association of cherry blossoms with the samurai class was established by the "kabuki" theater which also popularized the proverb.
  • Krikmann has published many dozen items on proverb study.
  • It was the "Adagia" (1508), the proverb collection of Erasmus, that brought the fables to the notice of Renaissance Europe.
  • "Counter proverbs" are not the same as a "paradoxical proverb", a proverb that contains a seeming paradox.

  • Ford Madox Ford repeatedly quoted the allegedly Chinese proverb "It would be hypocrisy to seek for the person of the Sacred Emperor in a Low Tea House."
  • "Proverbium: Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship" is an academic journal covering paremiology, the study of proverbs.
  • From 1984 through 2021 he was the editor of "Proverbium: Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship", an annual journal published by the University of Vermont.
  • Per a repetitive old Breton proverb, " [...] " ("Who sees Molène sees his pain/penalty / who sees Ushant sees his blood / who sees Sein sees his end / who sees Groix sees his cross").
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