Quando e nûvie van a-o mâ, piggia a sappa e va sappâ; quando e nûvie van a-o bosco, piggia o cabban e cacccitelo addosso

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Literal translation: 

Cuando las nubes van al mar, coge la azada y ve a cavar; cuando las nuves van al bosque, cvoge el gabán y póntelo encima

Gloss: 

Quando le nuvole vanno al mare piglia la zappa e va a zappare; quando le nuvole vanno al bosco piglia il gabbano e mettilo addosso.

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  • Territory:

    Genoa [Genova], Liguria, Italy.

    Genoa is the name of the city and of the province to which it belongs.

Sources
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RAIMONDI, Piero Proverbi genovesi Editorial:
Aldo Martello - Giunti Editore
Place of edition:
Firenze
Publication date:
1975
Page:
63
Proverb number:
517