THE MATTI KUUSI INTERNATIONAL TYPE SYSTEM OF PROVERBS
 
The literature references of the proverb type:

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Buc
Buchanan,D.C.
: Japanese Proverbs and Sayings 1965 Norman: Oklahoma U.P.JAP(transl.)/ENG*,ENG
46
 
Variation: Seikaku (=character, personality, individuality) does not change (Japanese)
Bud II
Budaev,T.B.
: Adekvatnye poslovitsy i pogovorki raznyh narodov, II 1969 Ulan-Ude: Burjatskoe kni noe izdatel'stvo.diff.>RUS*
96
DesR
DesRuisseaux,P.
: Le Livre des Proverbes Quebecois 1974 Montreal: L'Aurore.FR
491
Hai
Haim, S.
: Persian-English Proverbs 1956 Teheran: Beroukhim Booksellers.PERS/ENG*,ENG
240
 
Variation: The rope is burned, but has not lost its twist (translation Persian)
Ilg
Ilg, G.
: Proverbes français suivis des équivalents. 1960 Amsterdam / London / New York / Princeton: Elsevier.FR,DUT,ENG,GER,IT,LAT,SPA
: 172
 
Variation: La cabra tira al monte (Spanish)
Kuu2
Kuusi, Matti
: Ovambo Proverbs with African Parallels. FF communications no. 208. 1970 Helsinki: Academia Scientiarum Fennica.OVAMBO/ENG*,varia AFR>GER*FR*
: 1000______(1316)
 
Variation: The zebra cannot do away with its stripes (Masai/Afr.) /One doesn't deprive the skunk of its color (=a poor man's honor c-t be taken away) (Ovambo/Afr.)
MEk
Paczolay, Gyula (ed.)
: Magyar-észt közmondások és szólások német, angol és latin megfelelo#ikkel. 1985 Veszprem: VEAB.HUNG,EST,GER,ENG,LAT
: 349
Mie
Mieder, Wolfgang
: The Prentice-Hall encyclopedia of World Proverbs. A treasury of wit and wisdom through the ages. 1986 New Jersey: Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice-Hall.glob>ENG*,ENG
: 9064,13290
 
Variation: When rain beats on a leopard it wets him, but it doesn't wash out his spots (Ashanti/Afr.)
Pac3
Paczolay, Gyula
: European proverbs in 55 languages with equivalents in Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, Chin.&Jap 1997 Veszprém: Veszprémi Nyomda Rt.varia GLOB>ENG*GER*RUS*FR*
: 32
Schue
Schulze, C.
: Die biblischen Sprichwörter der deutschen Sprache. 1860 Göttingen: Vandenhoek & Ruprecht.GER
: 177
Ste
Stevenson, Burton
: The home book of proverbs, maxims and familiar phrases. 1948 New York: Macmillan.ENG,varia GLOG>ENG*
1673: 6 _ 1672: 11
Til
Tilley, Morris Palmer
: The Proverbs in England in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. 1950 Ann Arbor (MI): University of Michigan Press.ENG
377: 206 _ 190: 186
 
Variation: A leopard cannot change his spots
WTp25
Davidoff, H. (ed.)
: A World Treasure of Proverbs from twenty-five Languages. 1946 New York: Cassell & Company Ltd.glob>ENG*
288


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