Girša Etkins' folklore collection of Latvian Jews

RepositoryArchives of Latvian Folklore
No.1791
Subbmited byGirša Etkins
TitleGirša Etkins' folklore collection of Latvian Jews
Description

Girša Etkins

Girša Etkins' collection of Latvian Jewish folklore holds 515 units. The collection is written down in two kinds of Yiddish orthography and translated into Latvian and Russian. It includes proverbs, sayings, beliefs, anecdotes, imprecations, swearwords, explanations of Yiddish words in Latvian, and a description of Latvian and Jewish relationship in Rēzekne.

The folklore collector Girša Etkins was born in Rēzekne in 1895. He was a teacher and translator, since 1926 he started to collect Jewish folklore. His first Jewish folklore collection was destroyed during the German occupation, but the second one was submitted to Latvian Folklore Archives at the end of 1946.

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1(not set)Muša var to aiznest uz astesproverb
2(not set)Mātei ir stikla acisproverb
3(not set)Ja liek mutē, atrod kaulosproverb
4(not set)Viņš nezin, kur durvis atverasproverb
5(not set)Mirt nekad nav pa vēluproverb
6(not set)Viņš ir gudrs priekš sevisproverb
7(not set)Septiņi gadi vedekla mājā un nezin, ka kaķim nav astesproverb
8(not set)Ja zvana, tad svētkiproverb
9(not set)Kā klāj, tā guļproverb
10(not set)Piemini eņģeli, bet nāk baznīckungsproverb
11(not set)Mazi bērni - mazas bēdas, lieli bērni - lielas bēdasproverb
12(not set)Kad nabags priecājas, visi to redzproverb
13(not set)Teikts meitai, bet domāts vedeklaiproverb
14(not set)Ņēmējs nav devējsproverb
15(not set)Kas nāk agrāk, tas maļ agrākproverb
16(not set)Arī lāci var iemācīt dancotproverb
17(not set)Kad cērp aitas, jēriņi drebproverb
18(not set)Sev abas acis, lai tikai viņam vienaproverb
19(not set)Uz rītdienu lai dievs gādāproverb
20(not set)Arī nelaimē laime vajadzīgaproverb
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