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26 Famous Azerbaijani Proverbs & Sayings

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Impressive Azerbaijani Proverbs

  1. One who doesn’t work does not bite.

  2. The dog barks, the caravan passes by.

  3. Dog has a owner, while wolf has a God.
    (Meaning – Mercy resides in God, deeds are in men.)

  4. Someone’s end is someone’s beginning

  5. Mollah is sick when the poor is dying
    (Meaning – Nothing is done just out of simple kindness: if you`re poor and dying, even Mollah will pretend to be sick in order not to come and say the last prayer by your bed.)

  6. A man would not lick what he spit
    (Meaning – A man should stand by his words.)

  7. A man says his word to the face

  8. Dog has to have its stomach full
    (Meaning – Treat those in your service well and they, in turn, will treat you well)

  9. A forest cannot be without a jackal.
    (Meaning – Seedy characters are to be found everywhere)

  10. Even if a camel went to Mecca, it could not become a Haji
    (Meaning – Minor events can not change circumstances)

  11. A human from a mullah, an almond from an oak tree.
    (Meaning – It`s impossible for a mullah (a priest) to be humane.)

  12. Grass grows on its roots

  13. Bless the builders, damn the slayers!

  14. Look at my color (face), know my mood!

  15. He tells the dog to catch and the rabbit to run.
    (Meaning – To play your enemies off against each other.)

Nice Azerbaijani Proverbs

  1. He who gets up and marries early, doesn’t lose.
    (Note : Idiomatic translation: The early bird catches the worm.)

  2. Overtakes who gets, and stones who doesn’t.
    (Meaning – Referring to someone who harasses everyone.)

  3. Wise enemy is better than a foolish friend
    (Meaning – Foolish friends are more dangerous than an enemy who is intelligent.)

  4. Don’t bite off more than you can chew.

  5. Shameful is not the one who doesn’t know, but the one who doesn’t ask

  6. Without sowing a single wheat you would not harvest thousand ones.

  7. Even smart people could overlook simple things

  8. Drop by drop would make a lake, …
    (Meaning – Be patient. Alt: Even a little bit can have influence over time.)

Tongue may muddle up and say the truth

  1. If nation becomes united, it can move mountains.
    (Meaning – In union there is strength.)

  2. Politeness is not sold in the bazaar

  3. First think, then speak

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