English

Anyone who relied on a wedding meal, would sleep without dinner

Name of speaker: 
Moshe Amram Cohen
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Building molder
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
78
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

If a brother would have loved his siblings, they would not weep for their father's death

Name of speaker: 
Moshe Amram Cohen
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Building molder
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
78
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Transcription: 

A general translation:

If there is love and fraternity between brothers, after the father's death at old age, the grief will be more tolerable because of mutual support. Meaning: when people are united and loving it is easier for them to cope with obstacles that might come.

If the Hakadosh Baruch Hu (Almighty) had not blinded the gentiles, we couldn't have lived with them

Name of speaker: 
Moshe Amram Cohen
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Building molder
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
78
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

If you find honey, eat it and leave a little

Name of speaker: 
Moshe Amram Cohen
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Building molder
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
78
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Transcription: 

Explanation:

Do not take advantage of someone who is willing to come to your aid

In his life he longed to eat one date, and when he died they hung a cluster of dates on his neck

Name of speaker: 
Moshe Amram Cohen
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Building molder
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
78
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Even if you found honey, don't eat it all

Name of speaker: 
Moshe Amram Cohen
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Building molder
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
78
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

If the camel saw its hump, it would cut its neck off

Name of speaker: 
Moshe Amram Cohen
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Building molder
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
78
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Translation: 

Proverb explanation: the camel does not see its own hump 

The satiated man does not cry over hunger

Name of speaker: 
Moshe Amram Cohen
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Building molder
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
78
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Selling the monkey and laughing at the buyer

Name of speaker: 
Moshe Amram Cohen
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Building molder
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
78
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018

Anyone who walks on fire gets burnt

Name of speaker: 
Moshe Amram Cohen
Gender of speaker: 
Male
Occupation of speaker: 
Building molder
Age of speaker at time of recording: 
78
Year of immigration: 
1950
Speaker's country of origin: 
Speaker's community of origin: 
Language: 
Judeo-Arabic
Conversation topics: 
Documentation: 
Suzi and Raḥamim Cohen
Year of recording: 
2018