Quanno scura 'a muntagna, piglia 'a zappa e va' guadagna; quanno scura 'a marina, piglia 'o pignato e va' 'ncucina
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Literal translation: 

Cuando oscurece la montaña, coge el azadón y ve a trabajar; cuando oscurece la marina, coge la piñata [la olla] y ve[te] a la cocina

Gloss: 

Quando sulla montagna si formano nuvole, vai a lavorare tranquillo, quando invece è il mare a farsi scuro, pensa solo a mangiare.

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    Naples [Napoli], Campania, Italy.

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

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Author Title Editionsort ascending In source
PALIOTTI, Vittorio Proverbi napoletani Editorial:
Giunti
Place of edition:
Firenze / Milano
Publication date:
2006 [2a ed.]
Page:
105
Proverb number:
577