à malin, malin et demi

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "to a clever person, a one and a half as clever person"; "to each clever person, there is a corresponding one and a half as clever person".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a ma.lɛ̃ | ma.lɛ̃ e d(ə).mi/

Proverb[edit]

à malin, malin et demi

  1. One will always find a cleverer or stronger person than oneself.

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