02. October 2015 · Comments Off on poverty · Categories: Proverbs
  • the poor who have cheese and bread, at night will sleep serenely in bed

    ahghkahduh ouhnee hahtz ou bahneer, keesheruh kouhnuh chee dahneer

    The poor who have enough bread and cheese will not lose any sleep.

    More poetically, “the poor who have cheese and bread, at night will sleep serenely in bed.”

  • No one will give a pauper bread, but everybody will give him advice.

    aghkadeen hatz duhvogh chee gah, kuhrad duvogh sad

  • Empty dishes cools one’s passions

    Barab ahmanner seerd ahl guh baghetznehn

    Empty dishes is a simile for poverty. Poverty cools or discourages the creative and enterprising passions in one’s heart.

  • There are three causes of poverty: gambling, womanizing, and drinking

    Akhkadoutiyan badjaruh yerrek
    Khoumarji, zennehji, keenovnahl

 

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