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Oyf a nikhtern  mogn ken men keyn zakh nit fartrogn
(With an empty stomach nothing can be tolerated)
Galvin and Tamarkin, p.314
Es lost zikh esn
(It's very tasty - it lets itself be eaten)
Galvin and Tamarkin, p.295

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Yiddish proverbs from: Yidishe shprikhverter,
The Yiddish dictionary sourcebook, and Yiddish proverbs

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