This concise edition of the definitive 3-volume Dictionary of European Proverbs constitutes a fascinating collection of proverbs in 29 languages. The entries are arranged alphabetically according to the English equivalent, allowing the reader to identify common trends easily and quickly. * All proverbs listed in original language * 29 European languages featured * Includes all proverbs in current use * Thoroughly checked by language specialists to ensure accuracy. The Concise Dictionary of European Proverbs is based on over 40 years in-depth research by the compiler. It is an essential reference source for linguists, ethnologists and folklorists, and of interest to anyone wanting to know about the origins, development and current usage of the proverb. Emanuel Straussis a world-renowned expert on proverbs.... 1471 Bacco It 1035 Bach Ger 281, 1377, 1553 BAcche Ger 281, 329, 423, 1377 bAccher Swed 281 Baches Ger 302, 631 ... 1275, 1669 bara It 1335 bAcra Swed 1263 baraAso Port 874 barrel baran Pol 229, 519 barana Pol 378 baranie Pol 737, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Concise Dictionary of European Proverbs|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-01-11|