Aboriginal Words in Australian English

Aboriginal Words in Australian English These words of Australian Aboriginal origin include some that are used frequently within Australian-English, such as kangaroo and boomerang. Many such words have also become loaned words in other languages beyond English, while some are restricted to Australian English. Possibly, the most popular Aboriginal loanwords are plants and...

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Aboriginal Proverbs

Aboriginal Proverbs Aboriginal Australians refer to the people who are members of the several hundred Indigenous peoples of Australia. The category Aboriginal Australia was coined by the British after they began colonizing Australia in 1788. The term was used to refer collectively to all the people they found already inhabiting the...

Personal god

Personal god A personal god is a deity who can be related to as a person[1] instead of as an impersonal force, such as the Absolute, “the All”, or the “Ground of Being”. In the scriptures of the Abrahamic religions, God is described as being a personal creator, speaking in the first person and showing...

Australian Proverbs

Australian Proverbs

Australian Proverbs, Slang and Sayings Australians, colloquially known as Aussies, are citizens of the Commonwealth of Australia. Home to people of many different ethnic origins, religious and national origins, the Australian culture and law does not correspond nationality with race or ethnicity, but with citizenship and loyalty to the country. Although Australians...

New Year Quotes, Wishes, Resolutions, and Greetings

New Year Quotes

New Year Quotes, Wishes, Resolutions, and Greetings New Year holds a special magic. It’s a time to pause and reflect on the year gone, and to dream of better things for the year ahead. Whether your resolutions consist of keeping your hands out of the cookie jar or giving your...

Latin Phrases

Latin Phrases This article lists direct English translations of common Latin phrases. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Greek phrases, as Greek rhetoric and literature reached its peak centuries before that of ancient Rome. A Latin Translation Notes a maiore ad minus from the greater to the smaller From general to particular;...

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Daily Used Latin Phrases

Daily Used Latin Phrases Latin Words, Phrases, and Mottos Every Man Should Know Many English speakers may not realize how often English words are actually taken, verbatim, from both ancient and modern languages. Latin, in particular, has been extremely influential not only on the romance languages, such as French, Spanish,...

Latin Proverbs

Latin Proverbs A collection of Latin Proverbs to inspire you. Wise Latin Sayings in the form of proverbs that have been passed down for generations. Please DO page find from your browser for your SEARCH. A bad father has never a good son.  A beardless boy would teach old men. ...

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American Proverbs

American Proverbs Americans are nationals and citizens of the Americas in general. English-speakers however, and even speakers of other languages, typically use the term American to exclusively mean people of the United States, therefore this article is only about the people of the USA. The use of Americans to describe people...

German Proverbs

German Proverbs The Germanic peoples (Latin: Germani; also called Teutons, Suebian, or Gothic in older literature) were a collection of ethnic groups of Northern European origin identified by Roman-era authors as distinct from neighbouring Celtic peoples, and identified in modern scholarship as speakers, at least for the most part, of early Germanic languages. A collection of German Proverbs to inspire you. Wise German...

Iranian / Persian Proverbs

Iranian / Persian Proverbs The Persians are an Iranian ethnic group that make up over half the population of Iran. They share a common cultural system and are native speakers of the Persian language, as well as languages closely related to Persian. The Iranian peoples or the Iranic peoples, are a diverse Indo-European ethno-linguistic group. A collection of Iranian / Persian Proverbs to inspire you. Wise...

Congolese Proverbs

Congolese Proverbs / Congo Proverbs The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), also known as DR Congo, DROC, Congo-Kinshasa, or simply the Congo, is a country located in Central Africa. From 1971 to 1997 it was named Zaire. The DRC borders the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, and South Sudan to the north;...

Bantu Proverbs

Bantu Proverbs Bantu are the speakers of Ntu languages, comprising several hundred indigenous ethnic groups in sub-Saharan Africa, spread over a vast area from Central Africa across the African Great Lakes to Southern Africa. Linguistically, these languages belong to the Southern Bantoid branch of Benue–Congo, one of the language families...

Japanese Proverbs

Japanese Proverbs A Japanese proverb (諺, ことわざ kotowaza) may take the form of: a short saying (言い習わし iinarawashi), an idiomatic phrase (慣用句 kan’yōku), or a four-character idiom (四字熟語 yojijukugo). Although “proverb” and “saying” are practically synonymous, the same cannot be said about “idiomatic phrase” and “four-character idiom”. Not all kan’yōku and yojijukugo are proverbial. To be considered a proverb, a word or phrase must...

Filipino Proverbs

Filipino Proverbs Filipino proverbs or Philippine proverbs are traditional sayings or maxims used by Filipinos based on local culture, wisdom, and philosophies from Filipino life. The word proverb corresponds to the Tagalog words salawikain, kasabiha (saying) and sawikain (although the latter may also refer to mottos or idioms), and to the Ilocano word sarsarita. Proverbs originating from the Philippines are described as forceful and poetic expressions and basic forms of euphemisms. If used in everyday conversations, proverbs are utilized...

Vietnamese Proverbs

Vietnamese Proverbs (tục ngữ Việt Nam) The Vietnamese people, also called as Viet people or Kinh people (người Việt or người Kinh), are a Southeast Asian ethnic group native to present-day northern Vietnam, their nation state. They speak Vietnamese, the most widely spoken Austroasiatic language.  A collection of Vietnamese Proverbs to inspire you. Wise Vietnamese sayings in the form of proverbs that have been passed...

French Proverbs

French Proverbs Modern French society is a melting pot. From the middle of the 19th century, it experienced a high rate of inward migration, mainly consisting of Arab-Berbers, Jews, Sub-Saharan Africans, Chinese, and other peoples from Africa, the Middle East and East Asia, and the government, defining France as an inclusive nation with universal values, advocated assimilation through which immigrants were expected to adhere...

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Zen Proverbs

Zen Proverbs Zen (禪; Chán;  禅, 선, Seon; Thiền) is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that originated in China during the Tang dynasty, then known as the Chan School (Chánzong 禪宗) and later developed into various schools. It was strongly influenced by Taoist philosophy, especially Neo-Daoist thought, and developed as a distinct school of Chinese Buddhism. Practicing Zen is believed to have...

4 Ways to Take Your Yoga Routine to the Next Level

4 Ways to Take Your Yoga Routine to the Next Level There is nothing quite like the study and practice of yoga to help you get fit, stay centered, and grow as a human being. Yoga has long been one of the top forms of exercise all around the world,...

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Russian Proverbs

Russian Proverbs Proverbs and sayings are words of wisdom, told and retold for centuries. They have been tested by time, and this is what makes them so priceless. When in doubt, try to think of a proverb and it will guide you to the right path. Russia (Росси́йская Федера́ция), also...

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