English to Afrikaans Meaning :: proverb

spreekwoord
Proverb :
spreekwoord
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Noun(1) a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

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(1) There is literal truth in the proverb that habit is second nature.(2) It is better to light one candle than curse the darkness, as a rough translation of a Chinese proverb goes.(3) To quote a Kannada proverb it is like water off a buffalo's back.(4) When I was younger I had had a Polish violin teacher, and she had told me a Yiddish proverb that proved to be the truth.(5) it's an ancient proverb(6) Sheikh Mo, who fancies himself a prophet of modernisation, likes to impress visitors with clever proverbs and heavy aphorisms.(7) His sayings and proverbs , which embodied his philosophy of life, were handed down from generation to generation.(8) Adinkra symbols usually represent popular proverbs , adages or traditional concepts in Ghanaian culture.(9) He is well known for weaving proverbs and traditional storytelling into the western form of the novel.(10) It's tough to choose a single epitaph for a man who invoked so many epigrams and proverbs .(11) They still exchange mnemonic sayings, adages and proverbs .(12) Riddles, proverbs , and sayings that describe proper behavior for both young and old Kenyans are still common.(13) The epic by Waris is interspersed with proverbs , sayings, folktales, history and poetry par excellence.(14) Beware of proverbs : they are a snare and a delusion.(15) The shrewdness and sharpness of his proverbs and his forceful epigrams serve, in an exceptional degree, to make ethical ideas a popular possession.(16) Riddles and proverbs can influence each other and sometimes a piece of advice in proverb form can be turned into a riddle, or vice versa.
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(1) proverb ::
spreekwoord
Synonyms
Noun
1. saying ::
sĂȘ
2. adage ::
spreekwoord
3. saw ::
saag
4. maxim ::
maxim
5. axiom ::
aksioma
6. motto ::
leuse
7. bon mot ::
Bon mot
8. aphorism ::
aforisme
9. apophthegm ::
apophthegm
10. epigram ::
epigram
11. gnome ::
gnome
12. dictum ::
dictum
13. precept ::
gebod
14. words of wisdom ::
woorde van wysheid
Different Forms
proverb, proverbial, proverbs
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