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தான் ஆடா ... -Subba

posted Dec 12, 2014, 1:53 AM by A Billion Stories

Tamil Proverb: தான் ஆடா விட்டாலும் தன் சதை ஆடும்
Nearest English Equivalent: Blood is thicker than water

Tamil Proverb: காக்கை உட்கார பனம் பழம் விழுந்த கதை
Meaning: You make reason out of unconnected things and try to justify it

Tamil Proverb: உப்பிலா பண்டம் குப்பை
English Translation: Food without salt is fit for the dustbin.
Nearest English Equivalent: Variety is the spice of life.

Tamil Proverb: யானை வரும் முன்னே மணி ஓசை வரும்
English Translation: The bell rings before elephant arrives.
Meaning: You will be alerted in most situations but we need to note it and take actions before the actual situation happens.

Tamil Proverb: வேலி இல் போகும் ஓனான் மடியில் கட்டியது போல
English Translation: You put a quite garden lizard into your clothings and then blame it bit you.
Meaning: Getting into a problem wantedly.

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Submitted by: Subba
Submitted on: Fri Dec 12 2014 14:20:08 GMT+0530 (IST)
Category: Ancient Wisdom
Language: Tamil

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