Breton proverbs

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Breton is a Celtic language spoken in Bretagne which lies in northwestern France.

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  • Merh he mamm eo Katell.
    • Translation: Jeannete is just the daughter of her mother.
    • English equivalent: Like mother, like daughter.
    • Meaning: "Daughters may look and behave like their mothers. This is due to inheritance and the example observed closely and daily."
    • Source for meaning and proverbs: Paczolay, Gyula (1997). "X". European proverbs: in 55 languages, with equivalents in Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, Chinese and Japanese. Veszprémi Nyomda. p. 137. ISBN 1-875943-44-7. 

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