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A Multilingual Dictionary of Maxims and Proverbs

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 30 Apr 2017

2017, Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Editor: Panos Karagiorgos
Hardback: ISBN: 9781443873307

This collection contains 300 Greek maxims and proverbs accompanied by their counterparts in eight European languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Dutch, and Russian.

The introduction relates the history, the origin, and the importance of proverbs; it also includes a short chapter on the use of proverbs in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Modern Greek literature.

This book is a useful companion both for translators and interpreters; a vade mecum not only for them, but also for every learner of the above mentioned European languages. More details available here...>>>>