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die Taube

Noun

die Taube : pigeon, dove (die Tauben)

Besser den Spatz in der Hand als die Taube auf dem Dach.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. (lit.: Better the sparrow in the hand than the pigeon on the roof.)


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