Belorussian proverbs

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Proverbs from all Belorussian parts of the world.

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  • Ү kaлaмyтнай вадa лecнo ca лobи.
    • Translation: It is good fishing in streamy water.
    • English equivalent: It is good fishing in troubled waters.
    • Meaning: In taking advantage of chaotic conditions one can easily serve one's own purposes.
    • Source for proverbs and meaning: Paczolay, Gyula (1997). European Proverbs in 55 languages. DeProverbio.com. p. 391. ISBN 1-875943-44-7.