peningar vaxa ekki á trjám

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "money [they] grow not on trees". See also the Swedish pengar växer inte på träd.

(NB: in this proverb, the word money is in its plural form.)

Proverb[edit]

peningar vaxa ekki á trjám

  1. (idiomatic) money doesn't grow on trees