woordenboekKotowaza.org is an online proverb dictionary which started as a project in 2003 by Ronald Hilhorst.

Currently the digital dictionary contains 584 lemma in three languages: Japanese – English and Dutch.

The last lemma is added on 2020-05-22 10:59:25 by RH:

A drowning man will catch at a straw溺れる者は藁をも摑むのぼれるものはわらをもつかむEen drenkeling klemt zich aan een strohalm vast

Of course some proverbs do not exist in all three languages. This is indicated behind the translation with an asterix* mark if the proverb exists in the target language.

Might you have a nice proverb which is not included in the database at the moment, please do not hesitate to contact me via the “new proverb“-page.

For any other inquiries please contact me via the contact-page.