sjón er sögu ríkari

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sjón (sight) and er (is) and sögu the dative of saga (a story) and ríkari (richer) the comparative of ríkur (rich), meaning "seeing is more valuable than a story".

Proverb[edit]

sjón er sögu ríkari

  1. seeing is believing