The Multicultural Dictionary of Proverbs

The Multicultural Dictionary of Proverbs

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All cultures have proverbs that capsulize subjects simply and effectively. Many of these are cross-cultural. For example, according to a Danish proverb, qThe greater the fear, the nearer the danger, q while a Latin proverb says, qThe less there is of fear, the less there is danger.q This work includes over 20, 000 proverbs from more than 120 languages, nationalities and ethnic groups. The proverbs are arranged under 1, 300 headings (e.g., accidents, divided loyalty, marriage, prosperity, shame), and each includes the nationality, group or language in which it originated. Comprehensive keyword and subject indexes allow access to the material in multiple ways.Questions see also Answers; Asking; Denial; Questions and Answers; Refusal; Response 15194. Avoid a questioner, for he is also a tattler. Latin (Horace) 15195. He who questions nothing learns nothing. American 15196. No question isanbsp;...

Title:The Multicultural Dictionary of Proverbs
Author:Harold V. Cordry
Publisher:McFarland - 2005-01-01


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