Nepali Proverbs

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Proverbs from all Nepali speaking parts of the world.

  • न बिराउनु न डराउनु ।
    • Transliteration: Na biraunu na darau nu.
    • Meaning; If you do right things, you don't have to worry.
    • Namzhil, Dalaĭ, Akademi) (1999). Mongol, ȯrnȯdorno: gėr bu̇liĭn zan zanshlyn ulamzhlal, kholboo : tu̇u̇kh, ugsaatny zu̇ĭn kharʹts︠u︡ulsan sudalgaa. ShUA-iĭn Zu̇u̇n Khoĭt Azi Sudlalyn Khu̇rėėlėn. 
  • नाच्न नजान्ने अँागन टेडो ।
    • Transliteration: Nanchna najanne aangan tedho.
    • Meaning; Can't do it oneself and blames other for its reason
  • जसले मह काढ्छ उसले हात चाट्छ |
    • Transliteration: Jasle Maha Katcha Usle Haath Chat Cha.
    • Meaning: Whoever does the labor, enjoys the fruit.
  • तित्रा को मुखै बैरि |
    • Transliteration: Titra Ko Mukhai Bairi.
    • Meaning: Talking too much makes a trouble.
  • पशुपतिको दशृण सिदराको बेपार
    • Transliteration: "Pashupati ko darshan sidra ko bepar."
    • Meaning : To kill two birds with a stone.
  • घाँटी हेरी हाड निल्नु
    • Transliteration: "Ghaati heri hadh nilnu"
    • Meaning : Look at the neck and swallow the bone.