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- proverb:  Latin prōverbium meant literally ‘set of words put forth’ – that is, ‘commonly uttered’. It was a compound formed from the prefix prō- ‘forth’ and verbum ‘word’ (source of English verb, verbal, etc). English acquired it via Old French proverbe.
=> adverb, verb, verbal, word
- proverb (n.)
- c. 1300, in boke of Prouerbyys, the Old Testament work, from Old French proverbe (12c.) and directly from Latin proverbium "a common saying, old adage, maxim," literally "words put forward," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + verbum "word" (see verb). Used generally from late 14c. The Book of Proverbs in Old English was cwidboc, from cwide "speech, saying, proverb, homily," related to cwiddian "to talk, speak, say, discuss;" cwiddung "speech, saying, report."
- 1. If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.--African Proverb
- 2. As the proverb goes, time is money.
- 俗语说, 时间就是金钱.
- 3. " Practice makes perfect. " is a proverb.
- “ 熟能生巧 ” 是一句谚语.
- 4. His ignorance is a proverb.
- 5. An old Arab proverb says, "The enemy of my enemy is my friend".
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