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Province of Agrigento

* Translations and transcriptions are available when provided by speakers.

Some recordings marked with ** begin with the standard sentence translated into Italian as follows: 
"It has been raining heavily all week, we hope that tomorrow the good weather will come back ." In these cases the translation of this sentence will not be specified.

N.83: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.83Angela
00:00 / 00:05

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

If you look so eagerly, you will find nothing.

N.84: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.84Angela
00:00 / 00:08

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

Save when the bowl is full, because saving is useless when it is almost empty.

N.85: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.85Angela
00:00 / 00:04

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

The tree is wrong and the fault falls on the branch.

(If a parent fails, the blame often falls on the children).

N.86: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.86Angela
00:00 / 00:04

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

Man is recognized by the word he gives and keeps, the ox is recognized by the horns.

N.87: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.87Angela
00:00 / 00:05

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

Monks and priests listen to them as they say Mass and immediately afterwards break their backs.

(As long as the priests celebrate Mass, respect them, but don't trust them afterwards).

N.88: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.88Angela
00:00 / 00:03

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

After the game comes the fire.

(Often it starts with the game but then ends up fighting).

N.89: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.89Angela
00:00 / 00:03

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

If you look so eagerly, you will find nothing.

N.90: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.90Angela
00:00 / 00:03

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

Do not do good, because evil will often come back to haunt you.

N.91: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.91Angela
00:00 / 00:04

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

Do good, and forget it. If you do harm, remember the harm you have done.

N.92 Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.92Angela
00:00 / 00:05

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

If you look so eagerly, you will find nothing.

N.93: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.93Angela
00:00 / 00:04

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

Try to behave towards your neighbor as if you were yourself.

(Do not do to others what you would not want them to do to you).

N.94: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.94Angela
00:00 / 00:05

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

Anyone who changes the old way and embarks on a new one will probably find trouble.

N.95: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.95Angela
00:00 / 00:04

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

If you look so eagerly, you will find nothing.

N.96: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.96Angela
00:00 / 00:05

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

Asparagus, mushrooms and crabs: if you buy them, you spend a lot and eat little.

N.97: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.97Angela
00:00 / 00:04

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

When you get the bread to your teeth, hunger begins to come.

(If you start eating even when you are not hungry, the hunger begins to come).

N.98: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.98Angela
00:00 / 00:03

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

If you look so eagerly, you will find nothing.

N.99: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.99Angela
00:00 / 00:05

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

At home, dressed like a chicken (in a cheap way); out, like a queen.

N.100: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.100Angela
00:00 / 00:02

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

Whoever divides also takes a part.

(That is, those who divide a material asset also take a part for themselves; or those who divide two litigants often also take part in the beating).

N.101: Angela (Menfi, Siciliano)

N.101Angela
00:00 / 00:05

Registration date : 6/11/21

Translation  (of the speaker):

If you look so eagerly, you will find nothing.

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