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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" http://www.buber.net/Basque/Euskara/PDFs/proverbs.pdf 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." http://creativeproverbs.com/cgi-bin/sql_search3cp.cgi?boolean=and&field=all&frank=F&keyword=mule
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]
March 21, 2008
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