Turkish Proverbs

Turkish Proverbs

Proverbs offer an important insight into a nation’s culture. Here are some Turkish proverbs with their English translations. Kendini evindeymiş gibi hisset. Feel at home. Şu duvarların bir dili olsa da konuşsa … If these walls could speak a language … İt ürür,...
Turkish proverb – Don’t roll up your trousers (yet)!

Turkish proverb – Don’t roll up your trousers (yet)!

A wise Turkish proverb to bear in mind at the start of any week, task or  journey! Dereyi görmeden pacalari sıvama. Do not roll up your trousers before reaching the stream. This saying is used to make a point that one should not be overly eager and optimistic about an...