It is like the lightning of a horse... What is the meaning of this proverb?

2023-10-15 2023-10-15T17:18:38Z
ندى ماهر عبدربه
ندى ماهر عبدربه
صانع مُحتوى

Weather of Arabia - Ancient Arabic proverbs are an important part of traditional Arab culture. They are popular expressions that carry with them wisdom and experience accumulated over the ages. These proverbs reflect the social and cultural concepts of the Arab people, and also reflect the strong relationship between man and his natural environment.

Among these ancient Arabic proverbs, there are those that are related to weather phenomena and meteorological phenomena; The use of weather conditions and natural phenomena as a source of proverbs reflects the deep Arab interest in the environment and its impact on human lives. Weather and weather conditions were an important part of the lives of Arab tribes throughout the ages, and greatly influenced their behavior and decisions. Since they used proverbs and popular traditions as a means of expressing their influence by them, for example, the proverb is like the lightning of a horse. What is the meaning of this proverb, and how did the Arabs link it to the phenomenon of lightning?

 

It is like the lightning of a horse. What is the meaning of this proverb?

It is said that lightning is associated with a cloud that does not bring rain. Therefore, when we say “cloud lightning,” we are referring to the lightning that appears in the sky of a cloud that does not carry rain. This term is used to describe people who promise things, but then do not fulfill them, likening to beautiful lightning that is not accompanied by rain.

 

These Arabic proverbs are a window that reveals the eloquence of the Arabs and their ability to embody nature and its interventions in their daily lives, becoming phrases and proverbs that are passed down from generation to generation.

It also reflects popular wisdom and experience in dealing with changing weather conditions, and forms part of the rich cultural heritage of the Arab world.

 

Also know:

Spring is autumn...no, it is not a typo, but it is like that among the Arabs

Why do the seasons change?

 


Sources:

diwanalarab

aljazeera

 

 

 

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
See More
Related News
Video | Hundreds of waterbirds suddenly died in China... What is happening?

Video | Hundreds of waterbirds suddenly died in China... What is happening?

What is the story of the ember that falls on February 20 and heralds the arrival of spring?

What is the story of the ember that falls on February 20 and heralds the arrival of spring?

Saudi Arabia | Dust storms and rain in a number of areas on Saturday... details

Saudi Arabia | Dust storms and rain in a number of areas on Saturday... details

Jordan | Low temperatures, unstable weather, and chances of rain showers in these areas on Saturday

Jordan | Low temperatures, unstable weather, and chances of rain showers in these areas on Saturday