English to Japanese Meaning :: proverb

諺, 格言, 箴言, 俗諺, 俚諺
Proverb :
- 諺諺のことわざ
 

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Noun(1) a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

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(1) There is literal truth in the proverb that habit is second nature.(2) It is better to light one candle than curse the darkness, as a rough translation of a Chinese proverb goes.(3) To quote a Kannada proverb it is like water off a buffalo's back.(4) When I was younger I had had a Polish violin teacher, and she had told me a Yiddish proverb that proved to be the truth.(5) it's an ancient proverb(6) Sheikh Mo, who fancies himself a prophet of modernisation, likes to impress visitors with clever proverbs and heavy aphorisms.(7) His sayings and proverbs , which embodied his philosophy of life, were handed down from generation to generation.(8) Adinkra symbols usually represent popular proverbs , adages or traditional concepts in Ghanaian culture.(9) He is well known for weaving proverbs and traditional storytelling into the western form of the novel.(10) It's tough to choose a single epitaph for a man who invoked so many epigrams and proverbs .(11) They still exchange mnemonic sayings, adages and proverbs .(12) Riddles, proverbs , and sayings that describe proper behavior for both young and old Kenyans are still common.(13) The epic by Waris is interspersed with proverbs , sayings, folktales, history and poetry par excellence.(14) Beware of proverbs : they are a snare and a delusion.(15) The shrewdness and sharpness of his proverbs and his forceful epigrams serve, in an exceptional degree, to make ethical ideas a popular possession.(16) Riddles and proverbs can influence each other and sometimes a piece of advice in proverb form can be turned into a riddle, or vice versa.
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Noun
1. saying ::
格言
2. adage ::
ことわざ
3. saw ::
見た
4. maxim ::
マキシム
5. axiom ::
公理
6. motto ::
モットー
7. bon mot ::
ボンの名言
8. aphorism ::
格言
9. apophthegm ::
apophthegm
10. epigram ::
警句
11. gnome ::
GNOME
12. dictum ::
格言
13. precept ::
教え
14. words of wisdom ::
知恵の言葉
Different Forms
proverb, proverbial, proverbs
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