les chiens aboient, la caravane passe

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Translation of Turkish it ürür, kervan yürür. Literally "The dogs bark, but the caravan goes by".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /le ʃjɛ̃ a.bwa | la ka.ʁa.van pas/

Proverb[edit]

les chiens aboient, la caravane passe

  1. the dogs bark, but the caravan goes on, sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me
  2. Let people say what they will.

See also[edit]