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750 Magyar Közmondás - 750 Hungarian Proverbs
Book by Paczolay Gyula, presenting Hungarian proverbs with their English translations.
http://mek.oszk.hu/00200/00242/

Best of Sicily - Sicilian Proverbs
Small collection of Sicilian proverbs in English translation.
http://www.bestofsicily.com/proverbs.htm

British Proverbs
A collection of about 500 English proverbs, in Norwegian and English.
http://oaks.nvg.org/britord.html

Buber's Basque Page: Esaera Zaharrak
Almost 300 Basque proverbs, with English translations and comments by Jon Aske.
http://www.buber.net/Basque/Euskara/proverb.html

Finnish Proverbs and Poems
Small collection of Finnish proverbs, with a poem by Tommy Tabermann (in Finnish and English).
http://jdmoncada.tripod.com/finn/runot.html

Greek Proverbs
Book presentation with three sample pages of ancient Greek proverbs and phrases.
http://www.appletree.ie/projects/grkprov/grkprov.htm

Greek Spider: Greek Proverbs
Fifteen Greek proverbs with explanations (in English).
http://www.greekspider.com/greek_sayings/

Irish Proverbs
Wit and wisdom of the Irish, listed alphabetically.
http://www.irishabroad.com/Culture/proverbs/

János Baranyai Decsi and his Adagia
Article by Gyula Paczolay, University of Veszprém, on the first Hungarian proverb collection (1598).
http://www.mek.iif.hu/porta/szint/tarsad/nyelvtud/adagia/adagia.htm

Lituanus: Folk Wit in Proverbs and Riddles
Small selection of Lithuanian proverbs and riddles with explanations.
http://www.lituanus.org/1999/99_1_04.htm

Russian Proverbs and Sayings
Supplied from "A Book of English and Russian Proverbs and Sayings" by M. Dubrovin (in English, with explanations).
http://www.friends-partners.org/friends/culture/literature/russian-proverbs.html

Sicilan Proverbs
More than a 1000 Sicilian proverbs with English translations, extracted from Giuseppe Pitrč's collection.
http://dieli.net/SicilyPage/Proverbs/proverbs.html

Swedish Proverbs and Sayings
From a variety of written sources in English and Swedish.
http://oaks.nvg.org/swedish-proverbs.html