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750 Magyar Kozmondas 750 Hungarian Proverbs

By Gyula, Paczolay

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Title: 750 Magyar Kozmondas 750 Hungarian Proverbs  
Author: Gyula, Paczolay
Language: Hungarian
Subject: Fiction, Lierature, Hungarian literature
Collections: Hungarian Library Collection
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Publisher: The Hungarian Electronic Library


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Hungarian Classic Literature:

1. Aki a-t mond, mondjon be-t is. He that says a, should also say b. -- 2. Ha adnak, vedd el, ha utnek, szaladj el. If something is given to you then take it, if you are beaten, then run away. -- 3. Jobb adni, mint kapni. It is better to give than to receive. -- 4. Ketszer ad, aki gyorsan ad. He gives twice who gives quickly. -- 5. Amilyen az adjonisten, olyan a fogadjisten. Like greeting, on arrival, like answer. -- 6. Hatrabb az agarakkal! Backwards with the greyhounds. ?Be more modest!? -- 7. Ki mint veti agyat, ugy alussza almat. As one makes his bed, so he sleeps his dream. -- 8. Agyuval lo verebekre. He shoots at sparrows with a high calibre gun. -- 9. Ajandek lonak ne nezd a fogat. Do not look at the tooth of a gift horse. -- 10. Ajtostul ront be a hazba. He rushes into the house together with the door. ?He tells/does something to somebody without announcement.? -- 11. Ha kidobjak az ajton, bemegy az ablakon. If he is thrown out through the door, he enters through the window. 12. Nem amint akarnank, hanem amint lehet. One should act as he may, not as he would like to. 13. Csak akasztasra valo istrangot sem erdemelne. He would not deserve even the rope for hanging. 14. Kinek akasztofa helye, nem hal a Dunaba. (A bunost eleri melto buntetese.) He whose place is on the gallows, will not die in the Danube. 15. Akasztott ember hazaban kotelet emleget. He names a rope in the house of a man that was hanged. 16. Alkalom szuli a tolvajt. Opportunity bears the thief. 17. Felkavarta az allovizet. - Kovet dobott az allovIzbe. He has stirred up (or threw a stone into) still water. ?He brought motion in a quiet life.?.


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