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Sunday, December 27, 2009

Yiddish Proverb

In freydn iz a yor a tog, in leyden iz a tog a yor.
In happiness a year is like a day,
in suffering a day is like a year.



Translation and transliteration by Marvin Zuckerman and Marion Herbst from “Learning Yiddish In Easy Stages”

1 comment:

Nana Fi said...

Boy can I relate to this...the kids have been gone a week today and it feels like they have been gone for a year...so this is just so true. Fiona xx