the poor who have cheese and bread, at night will sleep serenely in bed
ahghkahduh ouhnee hahtz ou bahneer, keesheruh kouhnuh chee dahneer
The poor who have enough bread and cheese will not lose any sleep.
More poetically, “the poor who have cheese and bread, at night will sleep serenely in bed.”
No one will give a pauper bread, but everybody will give him advice.
aghkadeen hatz duhvogh chee gah, kuhrad duvogh sad
Empty dishes cools one’s passions
Barab ahmanner seerd ahl guh baghetznehn
Empty dishes is a simile for poverty. Poverty cools or discourages the creative and enterprising passions in one’s heart.
There are three causes of poverty: gambling, womanizing, and drinking
Akhkadoutiyan badjaruh yerrek
Khoumarji, zennehji, keenovnahl