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Dalashkan küske sütke düzher
 
Dalashkan küske sütke düzher
  
The hurrying mouse falls into the milk (Haste makes waste)
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Yt kuduruun ajbylaar
 
Yt kuduruun ajbylaar
  
The dog orders it's tail. (To shirk work)
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Kadarchyga dajangyysh kherek, khaalgaga senchi kherek
 
Kadarchyga dajangyysh kherek, khaalgaga senchi kherek
  
A herdsman needs a staff, a door needs a bolt
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A herdsman needs a staff, a door needs a bolt.
  
 
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Keergenner tooruk chuur, kheliŋner erege chuur
 
Keergenner tooruk chuur, kheliŋner erege chuur
  
Nutcrackers crack cedar seeds, monks crack rosary beads
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Nutcrackers crack cedar seeds, monks crack rosary beads.
  
 
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Revision as of 08:32, 30 November 2005

Сөглээн сөс, керткен ыяш

Sögleen sös, kertken yjash

A spoken word, carved wood. (One should keep one's promise.)


Биче чалгаа улуг чалгаага чедер

Biche chalgaa ulug chalgaaga cheder

Small laziness leads to big laziness.


Боду ушкан уруг ыглавас

Bodu ushkan urug yglavas

The child that falls by itself does not cry.


Буура кырыыр, бодаган өзер

Buura kyryyr, bodagan özer

The camel stallion grows old, the camel foal grows up.


Даартагы чагдан бөгүнгү өкпе дээре

Daartagy chagdan bögüngü ökpe deere

Today's lung is better than tomorrow's fat. (Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.)


Далашкан күске сүтке дүжер

Dalashkan küske sütke düzher

The hurrying mouse falls into the milk. (Haste makes waste.)


Ыт кудуруун айбылаар

Yt kuduruun ajbylaar

The dog orders its tail. (To shirk work.)


Кадарчыга дайангыыш херек, хаалгага сенчи херек

Kadarchyga dajangyysh kherek, khaalgaga senchi kherek

A herdsman needs a staff, a door needs a bolt.


Кээргеннер тоорук чуур, хелиңнер эреге чуур

Keergenner tooruk chuur, kheliŋner erege chuur

Nutcrackers crack cedar seeds, monks crack rosary beads.