A la Santa Cannilora, si cci nivica o cci chiova, quaranta jorna cci nn'è ancora
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Literal translation: 

A [por] la Santa Candelaria, [tanto] si nieva o [como] si llueve, cuarenta días hay todavía

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Se sobrentiende "cuarenta días" de invierno. En Alaimo (2006: 139), con pausas versales: A la Santa Cannilora, [/] si cci nivica o cci chiova, [/] quaranta jorna cci nn'è ancora. Cf. A la Santa Cannilora, [/] s'un ci nivica né chiova, [/] la 'nvirnata è nisciuta fora.

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    Sicily, Italy.

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Authorsort descending Title Edition In source
ALAIMO, Emma Proverbi Siciliani Editorial:
Giunti
Place of edition:
Firenze
Publication date:
2006
Page:
139
Proverb number:
857
SCHWAMENTHAL, Riccardo / Michele L. STRANIERO Dizionario dei proverbi italiani Editorial:
Rizzoli
Place of edition:
Milano
Publication date:
1993 (2.ª ed.)
Page:
30
Proverb number:
339