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Basque proverbs and links to proverb websites
Proverbes basques et liens vers pages à proverbes
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Mar 2, 2008 3:46 PM
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Arian, arian, zehetzen da burnia
"Working and working at it, iron can be pulverized"
Reminds me of the process of learning Basque, hehe!
March 3, 2008
Ardiak beeka egonik, ez du jaten belarrik "A bleating sheep eats no grass." [You can't act and talk at the same time. Don't just complain, take action.] also from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Basque_proverbs
November 6, 2008
I found this one listed as a Spanish proverb, hmmm...:
"He who is a Basque, a good Christian and has two mules, needs nothing more."
April 11, 2008
Egizu beti on, ez jakinarren non
"Do always the right thing, even if you don't know who benefits."
[do always good, despite not knowing where]
"Haz bien y no mires a quie'n."
Also from http://www.buber.net/Basque/Euskara/proverb.html
March 25, 2008
Izena duen guztiak izatea ere badauke
"Everything with a name exists"
[everything that has a name also has existence]