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German proverbs and proverbial phrases

Edmund P. Kremer

German proverbs and proverbial phrases

with their English counterparts

by Edmund P. Kremer

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Published by Stanford Univeristy Press in Stanford, Ca .
Written in English


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StatementEdmund P. Kremer.
The Physical Object
Pagination116p. ;
Number of Pages116
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Open LibraryOL16664017M

Arabic Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases. According to H. the meaning is that the power of the ruler is in his lieutenant, and the strength of a piece of cloth is in its edges, and the proverb is used of a man's power derived from the power of his family, friends, and those on whom he ://   Context sentences for "proverbs" in German. Following the analogy with the Bible drawn by Neil Kinnock a moment ago, one could say that is our contribution to the Book of Proverbs. more_vert. open_in_new Link to source; Phrases Speak like a native Useful phrases

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