{Suresh 358} Proverbs

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{Suresh 358} Proverbs
कहावतें ( Kahavatein.)
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This will help improve vocabulary, pronunciation etc.
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A कहावतें (proverbs) (from the Latin proverbium), is a simple and concrete  saying popularly known and repeated, which expresses a truth, based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. They are often  metaphorical. Almost every language has own proverbs. The study of proverbs is called: paremiology from Greek which dates back to Aristotle’s time. Paremiography, on the other hand, is the collection of proverbs.  I believe that a prominent proverb scholar in the United States is Wolfgang Mieder who has written or edited over 50 books on the subject.
सस्ता ( cheap) रोवे ( cry) बार-बार, मंहगा (costly) रोवे एक बार|
(Sastaa rovey baar-baar, mahangaa rovey ek baar.)
Buy the best ones, you cry only once. Otherwise/Else,
you will have to cry several times.(again & again.)
दुर्घटना (accident) से देर भली | ( Durghatna se deyr bhalee.)
Better late than never(instead accident).
इंसान (man ) की पहचान (recognize ) कपड़ों ( clothes) से नहीं होती |
( Insaan kee pahchan kapadon se nahin hotee.) It means
Man is not recognized by clothes.
उतावलेपन ( haste) से हानि (lose/waste) होती है|
( Utaavlepan se haani hotee hai.) Haste makes waste.
तेल ( oil) देखो तेल की धार (flow) देखो|
(Tail dekho, tail kee dhaar dekho) Have patience.
छुरी ( knife) खरबूजे ( musk-melon ) पर गिरे ( fall) या खरबूजा छुरी पर |
( Chhuree kharboojey par girey ya kharboozaa chhuree par.) –
Knife falls on musk-melon or muskmelon on knife. = Loss from every side.
प्यार और जंग (war) में सब जायज (fair) है|
( Pyaar aur jang mein sab jaayaj hai.)
All is fair in love and war.
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