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Lombard proverbs

Proverbs from all Lombard speaking parts of the world.

CEdit

  • Chi la düra la venz.
    • English equivalent: God is with those who persevere; Persevere and never fear.
    • Strauss, Emanuel (1994). "130". Dictionary of European Proverbs. I. Routledge. p. 126. ISBN 978-1-134-86460-7. 

DEdit

  • De la necessità se fa vertü.
    • English equivalent: Make a virtue out of necessity.
    • Meaning: We must do things unpleasant with a show of grace because they need to be done in any case.
    • Strauss, Emanuel (1994). Dictionary of European proverbs (Volume 2 ed.). Routledge. p. 1079. ISBN 0415096243. 

EEdit

  • El pes de l'etâ l'è 'l piö pes che se poda portà.
    • English equivalent: Age and poverty are ill to bear.
    • Strauss, Emanuel (1994). Dictionary of European proverbs (Volume 2 ed.). Routledge. p. 177. ISBN 0415096243. 

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