Russian proverb of the week

Яйца курицу не учат


With accent marks:

Я́йца ку́рицу не у́чат.


Eggs don't teach the chicken.


The meaning of this proverb is simple: an inexperienced person can not teach anything the experienced one. You can often hear that from parents talking to their children.

You can listen to this proverb in Russian. The audio is at the bottom of the screen under the blue button.

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