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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.
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The volume is designed for serious scholars, but even a casual reader interested in the way different nationalities have coined similar aphorisms would enjoy browsing in this dictionary of common proverbs..
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