Goake

  • the crow
Media
Goake
Kasar
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Halus
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Northern Form
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Usage Examples

Buka goake ngadanin ibane.
[example 1]
Like a crow naming himself. [proverb] The word for crow is “goak”. The sound that a crow makes is “goak”. So, when a crow talks, he “names himself”. This is said of a person who tells lots of interesting things, but mostly about himself. Most of his stories are probably lies, but his audience does not know whether they are or not.

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  1. F. Eiseman, Proverbs. 1987