These odd little phrases are used to express a sentiment other than their literal meaning. It doesn’t really rain cats and dogs, as the world and his wife knows. I’ve always been fascinated by foreign idioms
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Lexicity (www.lexicity.com). A fine set of curated links to resources and learning materials for a number of ancient languages. Dictionaries, grammars, study aids, texts, and more. The languages covered are: Akkadian, Aramaic, Coptic, Egyptian, Ethiopic, Georgian, Gothic, Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Old Church Slavonic, Old English, Old Norse, Sanskrit, Syriac, Ugaritic. Further languages, such as Persian, will be added in the future.