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از اسب افتاده‌ایم، اما از اصل نیفتاده‌ایم

English translation: We might've had some misfortunes, but that doesn't lower our class or diminish our patriciate

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10:08 Dec 8, 2010
Persian (Farsi) to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
Persian (Farsi) term or phrase: از اسب افتاده‌ایم، اما از اصل نیفتاده‌ایم
This is an out-of-context proverb.
Ahmad Kabiri
Iran
Local time: 04:15
English translation:We might've had some misfortunes, but that doesn't lower our class or diminish our patriciate
Explanation:
Literal Translation: We have fallen off the horse, but we have not fallen from nobility.
Connotation: We might've had some misfortunes, but that doesn't lower our class or diminish our patriciate.
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Farzad Akmali
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Thanks, but I wanted a translation other than that provided in wikipedia.
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5We might've had some misfortunes, but that doesn't lower our class or diminish our patriciate
Farzad Akmali


  

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We might've had some misfortunes, but that doesn't lower our class or diminish our patriciate


Explanation:
Literal Translation: We have fallen off the horse, but we have not fallen from nobility.
Connotation: We might've had some misfortunes, but that doesn't lower our class or diminish our patriciate.


Farzad Akmali
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Native speaker of: Native in Persian (Farsi)Persian (Farsi), Native in Farsi (Persian)Farsi (Persian)
PRO pts in category: 2
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Thanks, but I wanted a translation other than that provided in wikipedia.
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