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proverb

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

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substantive

P. and V. παροιμία, ἡ, λόγος, ὁ, V. αἶνος, ὁ; see saying.

speak in proverbs, v.: P. παροιμιάζεσθαι.

Translations

Albanian: thënie, proverb; Arabic: مَثَل‎, حِكْمَة‎, مَقَال‎; Armenian: առած, ասացվածք; Asturian: proverbiu; Azerbaijani: məsəl, atasözü, atalar sözü; Bashkir: мәҡәл, әйтем; Basque: atsotitz; Belarusian: пры́казка, прысло́ўе; Bengali: প্রবাদ; Breton: krennlavar; Bulgarian: посло́вица, погово́рка; Burmese: စကားပုံ, ဆိုထုံး; Catalan: proverbi, dita, refrany, parèmia; Chakma: 𑄓𑄊𑄧𑄇𑄧𑄙; Chichewa: mwambi; Chinese Mandarin: 箴言, 諺語, 谚语; Czech: přísloví; Danish: ordsprog; Dutch: spreekwoord, gezegde; Esperanto: proverbo, sentenco; Estonian: vanasõna; Faroese: orðtak, orðatak; Finnish: sananlasku, sanonta; French: proverbe; Galician: proverbio, refrán, verbo; Georgian: ანდაზა; German: Sprichwort, Denkspruch, Redensart; Proverb; Greek: παροιμία; Ancient Greek: παροιμία; Greenlandic: ussat; Gujarati: કહેવત; Hebrew: פִּתְגָּם‎; Hindi: कहावत; Hungarian: közmondás; Ido: proverbo; Indonesian: pribahasa; Irish: seanfhocal; Italian: proverbio; Ivatan: pananahan; Japanese: 諺, 格言; Kazakh: мақал; Khmer: សុភាសិត; Korean: 속담, 격언; Kyrgyz: макал; Lao: ພາສິດ, ສຸພາສິດ; Latin: adagiō, adagium, paroemia, proverbium, sententia; Latvian: sakāmvārds, paruna; Lithuanian: patarlė; Low German: Snacks; German Low German: Spriekel; Luxembourgish: Sprachwuert; Macedonian: поговорка, изрека, пословица; Malay: peribahasa; Maltese: qawl; Maori: rārangi whakataukī; Mongolian: зүйр цэцэн үг, зүйр үг; Norwegian: ordtak; Old Ossetian: ӕмбисонд; Pashto: متل‎, مثل‎; Persian: مثل‎, مقال‎; Polish: przysłowie; Portuguese: provérbio; Rajasthani: कैवत; Romanian: proverb, proverbe; Russian: посло́вица, погово́рка, при́сказка; Scottish Gaelic: seanfhacal; Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic: пословица; Roman: poslovica; Slovak: príslovie; Slovene: pregovor; Spanish: proverbio, refrán, paremia; Swahili: methali; Swedish: ordspråk; Tagalog: salawikain; Tajik: масал, мақол; Tamil: பழமொழி; Tatar: мәкаль; Telugu: నానుడి; Thai: ภาษิต, สุภาษิต; Tibetan: གཏམ་དཔེ།; Turkish: atasözü; Turkmen: atalar sözi, nakyl; Ukrainian: прислі́в'я, при́казка; Urdu: کہاوت‎, ضرب المثل‎; Uyghur: ھېكمەت‎, ماقال‎; Uzbek: maqol, masal; Vietnamese: tục ngữ; Volapük: spiket, pükedavöd; Welsh: dihareb; Yiddish: שפּריכוואָרט‎, וועלטסווערטל‎, פֿאָלקסווערטל‎