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British English: /ˈprɒvəːb/
American English: /ˈprɑvərb/

Translation of proverb in German:


  • Sprichwort Neutr.
    be a proverb [figurative] (Eigenschaft)
    sprichwörtlich sein
    [Book of] Proverbs sing. (Bible)
    [Buch der] Sprüche
    Sprüche Salomos

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