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一鳥在手勝過百鳥在林

Submitted by pabloli on Wed, 08/05/2013 - 11:13

Idiomatic translations of "一鳥在手勝過百鳥在林"

Arabic
عصفور باليد أحسن من عشرة على الشجرة
Azerbaijani
Soğan olsun, nağd olsun
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Czech
Lepší vrabec v hrsti než holub na střeše.
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English
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
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Finnish
Parempi pyy pivossa kuin kymmenen oksalla
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French
Mieux vaut tenir que courir.
French
Un chien vivant vaut mieux qu'un lion mort.
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French
Un tiens vaut mieux que deux tu l’auras
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French
Ce qui est pris n'est plus à prendre.
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German
lieber den Spatz in der Hand als die Taube auf dem Dach
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Greek
Kάλλιο πέντε και στο χέρι, παρά δέκα και καρτέρι
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Greek
κάλλιο πέντε και στο χέρι παρά δέκα και καρτέρει
Hindi
पास का कुत्ता न दूर का भाई ।
Hungarian
Jobb ma egy veréb, mint holnap egy túzok
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Italian
Meglio un uovo oggi che una gallina domani
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Kazakh
Таңдағы құйырықтан, қазіргі өкпе-бауыр артық
Kazakh
Алыстағы әулиеден, жуықтағы машайық артық
Latin
Melior est canis vivus leone mortuo
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Persian
سيلي نقد به از حلواي نسيه است!!!!
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Polish
Lepszy wróbel w garści niż gołąb na dachu.
Portuguese
Mais vale um pássaro na mão do que dois voando.
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Russian
Лучше синица в руках, чем журавль в небе.
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Russian
Не сули журавля в небе, а дай синицу в руки
Serbian
Bolje vrabac u ruci, nego golub na grani
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Slovak
Lepší vrabec v hrsti ako holub na streche
Slovene
Bolje vrabec v roki kot golob na strehi
Spanish
Mejor es un «toma» que dos «te daré».
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Spanish
Más vale pájaro en mano que ciento volando.
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Spanish
más vale pájaro en mano que cien volando
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Spanish
Más vale pájaro en la barriga que ciento en la liga.
Spanish
Más vale un pájaro en mano que ciento volando.
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Swahili
Fimbo ya mbali haiui nyoka.
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Turkish
Bir eldeki kuş çalıdakinin iki misli değerdir
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Turkish
eldeki bir kuş ağaçtaki iki kuştan iyidir
Turkish
eldeki bir kuş daldaki iki kuştan evladır.
Ukrainian
Краще сьогодні горобець як завтра голубець
Venetan
Xe meio un "Tò" che çento "te darò"
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Meanings of "一鳥在手勝過百鳥在林"

English

“A bird in your hand is better than a hundred birds in the woods”

It is more practical to stick with what you already have than to let it go and pursue something ‘bigger’ yet uncertain.

Explained by lx512 on Sun, 06/07/2014 - 23:31
Explained by lx512