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Talk:Faroese proverbs


  • Knívleysur maður er lívleysur maður.
    • Translation: A man without a knife, is a man without a life.
  • Tá músin er mett er mjølið beikst.
    • Translation: When the mouse is full, the flour tastes bitter.
  • Mangir løkir smáir gera stórar áir.
    • Translation: Big rivers are made out of small streams.
    • English Equivalent: There is strength in numbers.
  • Blindur er bókleysur maður.
    • Translation: A bookless man is blind.
    • English Equivalent: Knowledge is power.
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