Elephantum ex musca facis

Submitted by Green_Sattva on Fri, 18/09/2015 - 11:53

Idiomatic translations of "Elephantum ex musca facis"

Albanian
shumë zhurmë për asgjë
Arabic
صنع من الحبة قبة
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Armenian
Լուն ուղտ դարձնել:
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Belarusian
бура ў шклянцы вады
Bulgarian
Да направиш от мухата слон
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Chinese
小題大作
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Chinese
誇大其詞
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Croatian
Praviti od muhe slona
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Croatian
Tresla se brda, rodio se miš. (Mnogo buke ni zbog čega.)
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Czech
Bouře ve sklenici vody
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Danish
En mus der bliver til en elefant
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Danish
At skyde gråspurve med kanoner
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Danish
En fjer der blev til fem høns
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Dutch
storm in een glas water / van een mier een olifant maken
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Dutch
Storm in een glas water
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English
tempest in a teapot
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English
much ado about nothing
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English
storm in a teacup
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English, Russian #1, #2, Turkish #1, #2
English
Blow something out of proportion
English
make a mountain out of a molehill
Esperanto
Fari el muŝo / muso elefanton
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Estonian
teha sääsest elevant
Filipino/Tagalog
pinapalaki ang isang bagay
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Finnish
Tehdä kärpäsestä härkänen
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Finnish
Paljon melua tyhjästä
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French
Faire une montagne d'un rien
French
Une tempête dans un verre d’eau
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French
En faire tout un plat
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French
Faire d'une mouche un éléphant
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French
chercher midi à quartorze heures
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French
En faire tout un fromage.
French
une tempête dans un verre d'eau
German
Es kreiste der Berg und gebar eine Maus
German
Sturm im Wasserglas
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English #1, #2
German
aus einer Mücke einen Elefanten machen
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German
aus einer Ameise einen Elefanten machen
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German
nur heiße Luft
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Greek
πνίγομαι σε μια κουταλιά νερό
Greek
πολυ κακό για το τίποτα
Greek (Ancient)
ἀνωδινοῦσιν ὄρη, τεχθήσεται καταγέλαστος μῦς
Hebrew
לעשות סיפור
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Hindi
तिल का ताड़ बनाना
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Hindi
राई का पहाड़ बनाना
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Hindi
बात का बतनघट बनाना
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Hungarian
Felfúj valamit
Hungarian
Bolhából elefántot csinál
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Icelandic
gera úlfalda úr mýflugu
Italian
farne un affare di stato
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Italian
Tanto fumo e niente arrosto
Italian
La montagna ha partorito un topolino
Italian
Fare di ogni erba un fascio
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Italian
Farne un dramma
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Italian
Fare una tempesta in un bicchier d'acqua
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Italian
Tanto rumore per nulla
Japanese
針小棒大
Kazakh
Түймедейді түйедей ету
Latin
excitabat enim fluctus in simpulo
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Latin
parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus
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Latin
Arcem facere e cloaca
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Latin
Fluctus in simpulo
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Latin
e rivo flumina magna facere
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Persian
از كاه كوه ساختن
Polish
robić z igły widły
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Polish
wiele hałasu o nic
Polish
burza w szklance wody
Portuguese
Fazer tempestade em um copo d'água.
Romanian
a face din ţânţar armăsar
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Russian
буря в стакане воды
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Russian
Делать из мухи слона
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Russian #1, #2
Serbian
praviti od muve slona
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Serbian
Правити од муве медведа
Serbian
Правити од комарца магарца
Slovak
Robiť z komára somára
Spanish
montar un pollo (poyo)
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Spanish
ahogarse en poca agua
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Spanish
Hacer de una pulga un camello
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Spanish
Ahogarse en un vaso de agua
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Croatian, Spanish #1, #2
Spanish
Hacer una montaña de un grano de arena
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Swedish
Att göra en höna av en fjäder
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Turkish
pireyi deve yapmak
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Turkish
Dag fare dogurdu
Turkish
bir bardak suda fırtına koparmak
Turkish
bir bardak suda firtina
Ukrainian
з мухи зробити слона
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Meanings of "Elephantum ex musca facis"

Croatian

Praviti od muhe slona (preuveličavati nešto).

Explained by MaryanchyMaryanchy on Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:24
Explained by MaryanchyMaryanchy
Croatian

Praviti od muhe slona (preuveličavati nešto).

Explained by MaryanchyMaryanchy on Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:24
Explained by MaryanchyMaryanchy
English

To make an elephant out of a fly.
To exaggerate something far beyond it's qualities, such as size, direness, any feature. Commonly provoked by emotions and biases.

Explained by Ww WwWw Ww on Mon, 17/09/2018 - 04:05
Explained by Ww WwWw Ww
Russian

Перевод: Делаешь из мухи слона.
Значение: преувеличивать.

Explained by Green_SattvaGreen_Sattva on Fri, 18/09/2015 - 11:53
Explained by Green_SattvaGreen_Sattva