Re: Ladino Proverbs and Sayings (Waaay long!)
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Friday, December 10, 1999, 20:43|
On Thu, 9 Dec 1999 23:45:59 -0300 FFlores <fflores@...> writes:
> Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...> wrote:
> > > 7. Roba pitas, besa _mesusot_.
> > > He steals bread, and kisses the mezuzah.
> > I like this one, a proverb on hypocricy, I take it?
> And what are _pitas_?
Pita is a middle-eastern flat bread, circular in shape. You can cut it
in half or cut off a piece and then pull the sides apart to form a
pocket, and put stuff inside for a sandwich. That's how felafel and
shawarma sandwiches are made.
"Eze-guvdhab wa'hrikh-a tze, / "zhoutzii wa'esh," i eze-mwe."
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