Malaysian Proverbs

Malaysian
Proverbs

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The nose is flat but the cheeks are trying to make up for it.

The turtle lays thousands of eggs without anyone knowing, but when the hen lays an egg, the whole country is informed.

Two multiply five, five multiply two.

When there is sugar, there are ants.

Will the crocodile reject the carcass?

The person who hurls over flowers will not have shit thrown at him.

The winner becomes ashes, the loser becomes coal.

Ugly face, mirror cut.

When two elephants fight, the mouse-deer in the middle dies.

With practice and familiarity all tasks will be easy.

The poison loses its sting after a while.

There must be reciprocity in commerce and in love.

Watch your mouth/words.

When two great powers fight , the small and powerless will fall victim.

Worm wants to be dragon.

The rice has become porridge.

Think not because the cone is bent the sugar is crooked too.

Water and water, rubbish moves aside.

When you go away, the conversation changes.

Worthless fight, neither sides win nor lose.

The right hand shouldn't trust the left hand.

Though a tree grow ever so high, the falling leaves return to the root.

Water cannot be chopped up.

When your loved one is in pain, you suffer too.

You can?t clap with one hand.

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