волк каждый год линяет, а всё сер бывает

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "each year the wolf molts its fur, but it continues to be grey".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [volk ˈkaʐdɨj ɡot lʲɪˈnʲæ(j)ɪt | ɐ‿ˈfsʲɵ sʲer bɨˈva(j)ɪt]
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Proverb[edit]

волк ка́ждый год линя́ет, а всё сер быва́ет (volk káždyj god linjájet, a vsjó ser byvájet)

  1. the wolf may lose his teeth but never his nature, a leopard cannot change its spots

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