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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

a (the) +‎ baj (trouble) +‎ nem (not) +‎ jár (to come) +‎ egyedül (alone), literally: “trouble does not come alone”

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɒˈbɒj ˈnɛmjaːrɛɟɛdyl]
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ProverbEdit

a baj nem jár egyedül

  1. when it rains, it pours, it never rains but it pours, misfortunes never come singly (unfortunate events occur in quantity)

Further readingEdit

  • Gyula Paczolay: 750 Hungarian proverbs, 1991 [1]