það er ýmist of eða van

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From það (it) + er (is), the third person singular of vera (to be) + ýmist (either) + of (too, too much) + eða (or) + van (too little). Literally meaning "it is either too much or too little".

Proverb[edit]

það er ýmist of eða van

  1. it never rains but it pours, when it rains, it pours

Synonyms[edit]