elçiye zeval olmaz

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally “for the ambassador no doom exists”. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Proverb[edit]

elçiye zeval olmaz

  1. don't shoot the messenger (the bearer of bad news should not be held accountable for the bad news)