čiň čertu dobře, peklem se ti odmění

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃɪɲ ˈt͡ʃɛrtʊ ˈdɔbr̝ɛ ˈpɛklɛm ˈsɛcɪ ˈʔɔdm̩ɲɛɲiː/

Etymology[edit]

Literally: Do good to the devil; he will reward you with hell.

Proverb[edit]

čiň čertu dobře, peklem se ti odmění

  1. Tentative: Bad people reward your good deeds toward them with bad deeds toward you.

See also[edit]