бережёного бог бережёт

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "God protects him who protects himself". Compare heaven helps those who help themselves.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bʲɪrʲɪˈʐonəvə boɣ bʲɪrʲɪˈʐot] (phonetic respelling: бережёново бох бережёт)
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Proverb[edit]

бережёного бог бережёт (berežónovo box berežót)

  1. better safe than sorry