SICILIAN PROVERBS

translated into English by Arthur V. Dieli

Table Of Contents
  • Abbreviations listing.
  • Acknowledgements.
  • Bibliography used for this collection.
  • Keyword listing.
  • Saint's days and festival days.
    Some Sicilian proverbs date things by saint's feast days or church festival days. Use this link to find the calendar date.
  • The Sicilian Proverbs.
    The more than 12,900 Sicilian proverbs in this collection are first presented in Sicilian and then in English. They are sorted alphabetically by over 4,400 keywords and are separated into seven files to make look up quicker for users on dial-up.
  • A - B
    • abbadari - buttunedda
  • C - E
    • ca - Eva
  • F - L
    • facchinu - luttu
  • M - N
    • macadura - nzunzatu
  • O - R
    • obbidiri - r¨vulu
  • S
    • Sabbatinu - svinciÓrisi
  • T - Z
    • tabbacchera - Zuppiddu

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