The shoemaker's son always goes barefoot.

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Idiomatic translations of "The shoemaker's son ..."

Arabisch
باب النجار مخلع
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Duits
Der Schuster hat die schlechtesten Schuhe
Frans
C'est le cordonnier qui est le plus mal chaussé
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Frans
Le cordonnier est toujours le plus mal chaussé
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Hindi
हलवाई अपनी मिठाई कभी नहीं खाता
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Hindi
दीये तले अन्धेरा
Toelichtingen:
Hindi
दूसरों को नसीहत खुद मियॉँ फ़ज़ीहत
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Perzisch
كوزه گر از كوزه شكسته آب مي خورد
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Pools
Szewc bez butów chodzi.
Russisch
Сапожник без сапог
Toelichtingen:
Russisch #1, #2
Sardinian (northern dialects)
In domu de ferreri, schironi de linna
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Spaans
En casa del herrero, cuchillo de palo
Toelichtingen:
Spaans
En la casa del herrero, el cuchillo es de palo
Toelichtingen:
Spaans #1, #2
Turks
terzi kendi söküğünü dikemez
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Venetan
In casa del scarpèr 'i ga le scarpe rote
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Meanings of "The shoemaker's son ..."

Chinees

英文字面意思為修鞋匠的兒子總是光著腳丫。意指具有專業技能的人, 忙於為他人提供服務, 卻常常忽略了自己親近的人, 其家庭成員總是最後一個受益。

Explained by Joyce SuJoyce Su on Di, 23/06/2020 - 03:45
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Engels

One often neglects those closest to oneself.
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/the_shoemaker%27s_children_go_barefoot

The family of a skilled or knowledgeable person are often the last to benefit from their expertise.
http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100502785

Explained by robert.tucker.794robert.tucker.794 on Zon, 05/03/2017 - 10:24
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Engels

Also: The cobbler's children have no shoes
One often neglects those closest to oneself.

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"The shoemaker's son ..." in lyrics

Ana & Jorge - Accomplice/The Pekingese and the Pitbull

I’m a good speaker, you’re an amateur
Damn it!
The shoemaker's son always goes barefoot
The parrot that follows the Red ovenbird gets trampled