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  • Maite 06:20 on 2015/07/08 Permalink | Reply

    banastapean lo egin 

    Urduri lo egin, garrantzitsua den zerbaiten bezpera delako, normalean urtebetetzea. || Pasar la noche inquieto/a, por ser la víspera de un acontecimiento emocionante, normalmente el cumpleaños.


    “Oilandei gaua zela pentsarazteko jartzen zitzaien banasta. Haurrei, aldiz, urtemuga bezperan esaten zitzaien. Gauez isildu egiten ziren oilandak eta gure aitajaunak esaten zigun ganbarara igoko zela banasta bila.” (Eneko Barberena @Barberenea, Twitterren, 2015-02-02)

    Orotariko Euskal Hiztegian

    BANASTAPEAN LO EGIN. “Hurrengo egunean haren urtebetetzea denean zera esan ohi zaio: Zer, gaur banastapian lo ein biakozu. Ez dut jakin ahal izan zergatik. Agian oilolokak banastapean sartu ohi direlako lokatzeko?” Elexp Berg.

    banasta (V-gip, G-nav), manasta (V-m-gip). Ref.: A (banasta, manasta); AEF 1927, 99; EAEL 142; Urkia EEs 1930, 28; Iz ArOñ (manásta, astosále); Elexp Berg.

    Cesta muy pequeña” y “banasta, cesto que se lleva al hombro” A. “Se hacen unas diez variedades, distintas solamente por su tamaño: arbi-banasta, erropa-banasta, somorrostro-banasta, fruta-banasta” (V-gip)” AEF 1927, 99. “Otzara = banasta. Bedar, zimaur ta orrelakoak erabiltzeko tresna (V-gip)” Urkia EEs 1930, 28. “Manásta bat, una cesta (para nabo)” Iz ArOñ. “Asto-manastaak, los cestos” Ib. Ara emen –zion– bi banasta, berri berriak, lanerako…. Ag G 49.

    banaspean lo egin (Argazkia:

    banaspean lo egin (Argazkia:

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  • admin 11:42 on 2015/02/07 Permalink | Reply

    Zirrimarran olatuak, katean ondo lotu txalupak. 

    eus Zirrimarran olatuak, katean ondo lotu txalupak. / Hobe da banekien ez nekien baino.

    gazt Hombre prevenido, vale por dos.

    fr Un homme averti en vaut deux.

    en Forewarned is forearmed.

    port Homem prevenido vale por dois.

    kat Home previngut val per deu.

    gal Home prevido vale por dous.

    alem Gewarnter Mann ist halb gerettet.

    ital Uomo avvisato, mezzo salvato.

    Diccionario multilingüe, Centro Virtual Cervantes


    Iruzurretan ez erortzeko, zuhurtasunaz joakatzea komeni da.| Alude a la ventaja de obrar con prevención. Aconseja ser cauto, estar vigilante para no ser engañado y considerar así que ya se ha superado la mitad de la dificulltad. (Refranero multilingüe)


    Zaila egiten da gertatuko dena aurreikustea, baina… zirrimarran olatuak, katean ondo lotu txalupak.

    Zirrimarran olatuak, katean ondo lotu txalupak (Wikimedia Commons)

    Zirrimarran olatuak, katean ondo lotu txalupak (Wikimedia Commons)

    Atsotitza Hitz zakuan azaldua:

  • Maite 08:21 on 2014/11/20 Permalink | Reply

    puri-purian egon 

    eus puri-purian egon, pil-pilean egon, modan/boladan egon

    gazt adb. estar en (el) candelero; de moda

    fr c. être très en vue

    en [pertsona] to be in the spotlight o limelight; [gaia] to be in the news | tema en candelero hot topic, subject of great current interest

    port fig estar na boca do povo, estar na moda

    Elhuyar eta Word Reference


    Modan egon|| 1. locs. advs. En circunstancia de poder o autoridad, fama o éxito. Estar, poner en el candelero. 2. locs. advs. U. para dar a entender la extremada publicidad de un suceso o noticia. (DRAE)


    Puri-purian daude literatur tertuliak, furiada politean idazle eskolak. Eskaera batekin natorkie: ikusita gutunaren genero betikoa desagertzen ari dela mezularitza-modu berrien eraginez, ikasleek gutun klasikoetako tonu pausatua eta intimoa landu behar lukete: ez dago genero hoberik aitorpenak egiteko, sentimendu minenak deklaratzeko. [Beti eskean, Anjel Lertxundi (Hitz beste, 2014-11-20)] (

    puri-purian egon (Argazkia:

    puri-purian egon (Argazkia:

  • Maite 20:34 on 2014/10/12 Permalink | Reply

    aztalak jan 

    eus aztalak jan; bereak eta bi esan; bereak eta asto beltzarenak esan; sekulakoak/kristorenak esan

    gazt [norbaiti] criticar; poner verde [a alguien]

    fr casser du sucre sur le dos (de quelqu’un)

    en put down, bad-mouth; (slang) chew out, slag off, tear into, bawl out

    port criticar alguém, meter o pau em alguém


    Elhuyar, Intza proiektua eta Word Reference


    (norbaiti). Norbaitez gaizki esaka aritu. (Harluxet Hiztegi Entziklopedikoa)|| loc. verb. coloq. Colmarlo de improperios o censurarlo acremente. (DRAE)


    Orotariko Euskal Hiztegian:

    AZTALAK JAN. “Astalak jan: roer los zancajos, hablar mal de uno” LE-Ir. v.



    Kara-kara elea franko: eta gibeletik aztalak jan. Herri mintzoa. Intza, D. Naparroako euskal-esaera zarrak.

    Lagunak baziren ere, Iñaki haserre zegoen Maiderrekin eta aztalak jan zizkion.

    aztalak jan (Argazkia:

    aztalak jan (Argazkia:

  • Maite 21:25 on 2014/09/23 Permalink | Reply

    larri-kaletik eraman (edo ekarri) 

    eus larri-kaletik eraman/ekarri

    gazt  llevar/traer por la calle de la amargura

    fr  empoisonner la vie de qqn

    en make someone’s life miserable

    port  levar/arrastar a alguém pela rua da amargura


    Elhuyar eta Word Reference hiztegiak


    Sufriarazi.|| LLevar a alguien a una situación angustiosa prolongada. El origen de la frase viene de muchos siglos atrás. Hace referencia a la Vía Dolorosa o calle de la amargura, lugar que recorrió  Jesús camino del Calvario llevando la cruz a cuesta. María Sánchez, escritora.


    Orotariko Euskal Hiztegian:

    LARRI-KALEA (det.). Calle de la amargura. Baia eldu gaitezan Larri-kalea deritxon Yerusalengo kalera. Añ EL2 225.



    Ezin zuen ulertu zer gertatu zitzaion eta zergatik jokatzen zuen horrela. Bere jarrerak larri-kaletik eraman zuen.


    larri-kaletik eraman/ekarri (FlickrCC, Reinis Traldas)

  • Maite 09:57 on 2014/08/26 Permalink | Reply


    eus artobero-usain

    gazt  aires de grandeza, presunción

    fr  grands airs

    en airs of grandeur, delusions of grandeur

    port ares de grandeza


    Elhuyar eta Word Reference hiztegiak


    Nork bere burua goratzen duenean egoten da artobero-usaina.|| Vanidad, engreimiento. Más en pl. Se usa sobre todo con los verbos dar y tener, con el sentido de ‘presumir o jactarse’: ¡que no se dé tantos aires de grandeza! (Word Reference)


    Orotariko Euskal Hiztegian:

    ARTOBERO-USAIN. “Noberak noberen burua goratuten dabenean, egoten da arto-bero-usaiña” A Txirrist 7 (ap. DRA). “Au artobero usaia, litm. ‘qué olor de borona caliente‘, se dice cuando alguien se elogia a sí mismo; no tiene abuela” BeraLzM. “Arto bero usaia zegok emen (G)” A EY III 242. “Arto bero-usaina dago (V-m)” Ib. “Ori artobero usaia (G-azp)” Gte Erd 70 (s.v. “hori beti bere buruaz mintzo da”). “(V), envanecimiento” A Apend. Cf. Inza NaEsZarr 199: “Arto beroaren usaia sumatzen det nik (AN-larr): orrako gizon ori bere buruaz mintzatzen ari da, bere burua aipatzen ta aupatzen“. “Artobero usaiñak kendu, quitar a alguien la fanfarronería. Ik segi ain aozabal da baten batek laster kendukosk artobero usaiñok” Elexp Berg. Barkatu, ontan ere artobero-usaia ba-darigu, geren buruok gaztetzat yotzez. Ldi IL 58. Arrokeririk eta artobero-usairik gabe. Ib. 60. Esan beharra dut, artobero usaina dariodala agertzen banaiz ere, nik 1965ean, udazken aldera, Torrelavegara aldegin nuela. MEIG I 259. Izenaz esan dudana, halako arto bero usaia dariolako izan da. MEIG III 86. 



    Artobero-usaina dago hemen!: ¡ese no tiene abuela! (empleado cuando una persona se alaba a sí misma)

    Harrokeriarik eta artobero-usainik gabe mintzatzen den jendea atsegin dut: me gusta la gente que habla sin orgullo y sin aires de grandeza.

    Odol-berotxo, bazter-nastalle, eztabaikari alperrikako, arroxko ta artobero-uxai omen naiz. Ldi IL 57s.



  • Maite 19:30 on 2014/07/27 Permalink | Reply

    negar-malkotan egon 

    eus negar batean/negar-malkotan egon, negar bizian egon, negar batean/negar-malkotan ari izan, negar bizian ari izan

    gazt  llorar como una magdalena

    fr  pleurer comme une Madeleine

    en cry your eyes out, cry your; (colloquial) heart out; (informal) cry like a baby, blubber like a baby;  (formal, literary) weep bitterly, weep bitter tears 

    port debulhar-se em lágrimas


    Elhuyar eta Word Reference hiztegiak


    Negar handiak egin.|| Llorar mucho o de manera desconsolada.

    Origen (Llorar como una Magdalena):
    Usamos la expresión “llorar como una Magdalena” para referirnos a que alguien llora mucho o de manera desconsolada.
    Esta frase hace referencia a María Magdalena, cuyo nombre evoca a su lugar de origen, Magdala; y que aparece en diversos relatos del Nuevo Testamento y Evangelios Apócrifos. María Magdalena es una mujer adúltera que es salvada de la lapidación por Jesús y que por su condición de pecadora arrepentida la iconografía representa siempre llorando. (

    Orotariko euskal hiztegian:

    madalena, magdalena.

    Magdalena. (Empleado en ciertas expresiones). Pekatuben karga astuna botata, bazuaz Jesusen oñetara Madalena bat eginik. Mg CO 183. Negar egin Magdalena batek legez. Ib. 64. Zeinbat Madalena [topetan dira], bein Jesusen oinetan pekaturik ostera ez egiteko berbia emon ezkero, […] pekatuko lagunai ta ibiltiai larga deutseenak? fB Ic III 274. Atean nago, “Magdalena” ikustera etorria. […] Negar-usaiera jendea erruz dator. MEIG I 131.


    Mireia negarmalkotan zegoela ohartu zen. [Gloria Mundi, Fernando Morillo (Elkar, 2004)] (Ereduzko Prosa Gaur)

    negar-malkotan egon (DevianArtCC,  j2ag)

    negar-malkotan egon (DevianArtCC, j2ag)

  • Maite 17:22 on 2014/07/20 Permalink | Reply

    txori-izugarri izan 

    eus txori-izugarri izan

    gazt pasar por tonto

    en to be made a fool


    Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia eta beste


    Lerdotzat hartua izan.|| Ser tenido en concepto o en opinión de tonto.
    Orotariko euskal hiztegian:

    TXORI-IZUGARRI. “(V-m, G-goi-to-bet), espantajo de aves” A. v. TXORI-IZUTZAILE, txorimalo.



    Baina ez zegoen emakumeen txorizogarri izateko asmotan, eta beraz aulkian propio jiratu, leihotik begiratu, eta tupustean, oso elkor, biharamunean eguraldi zakarra izango zela esan zuen. [Farorantz (pdf), Virginia Woolf/Anton Garikano (Ibaizabal, 1993)] (

    Pero no iba a consentir que unas mujeres le hicieran pasar por tonto, así es que se dio la vuelta en la silla, miró por la ventana, con un movimiento brusco, y con grosería le dijo que haría demasiado malo para ella mañana. [Al faro (pdf), Virginia Woolf (] 

    But he was not going to be made a fool of by women, so he turned deliberately in his chair and looked out of the window and said, all in a jerk, very rudely, it would be too rough for her tomorrow.  [To the lighthouse (pdf), Virginia Woolf (]

    txori-izugarri izan (Pixabay, sarangib)

    txori-izugarri izan (Pixabay, sarangib)

    • xme 17:29 on 2014/07/20 Permalink | Reply

      “txori-izugarri” izango litzateke forma zuzena (“txorimalo”ren pareko); gure amak etengabe esaten du. “Hantxe nengoen ni, txori-izugarri baten moduan”.

      • Maite 18:12 on 2014/07/20 Permalink | Reply

        Mila esker, Xabier! Erreferentzia bakarra ‘txorixogarri’ nuen, Izaskunek hala entzunda. Ez nuen inon topatzen… :))

  • Maite 13:22 on 2014/06/23 Permalink | Reply

    harria bezala lo egin 

    eus. harria bezala lo egin

    gazt. dormir como un tronco

    fr. dormir comme une souche

    en. to sleep like a log

    port. dormir como uma pedra

    Intza proiektua eta Word Reference hiztegia


    Lo lasai egin.|| Dormir profundamente.


    Logelan sartu nintzenean, harria bezala lo zegoela konturatu nintzen. Bira egin eta lasterka joan nintzen.

    harria bezala lo egin (Wikimedia Commons)

    harria bezala lo egin (Wikimedia Commons)

  • Maite 18:52 on 2014/05/02 Permalink | Reply  

    ahoan legarrik gabe (mintzatu) 

    eus. ahoan legarrik gabe/ahoan bilorik gabe (esan, mintzatu, ihardetsi…)

    gazt. (hablar) sin pelos en la lengua

    fr. ne pas avoir la langue dans sa poche

    en. outspoken, not to mince words

    port. não ter papas na língua

    Elhuyar eta Word Reference hiztegiak


    Garbiki, ausart (esan, mintzatu, ihardetsi…) || Decir frontal y francamente lo que se cree o piensa sobre un caso o tema en particular. Para comprender la frase sólo basta imaginar aquella situación en la que uno tiene un pelo en la lengua: se dificulta la pronunciación por la molestia que ocasiona un cuerpo extraño, por pequeño que éste sea. Sin el pelo, se pueden decir las cosas con absoluta claridad. (Significado y origen de expresiones famosas)


    Kementsua zen, ahoan legarrik gabe hitz egiteko gai baino gaiago. [Mirarien kalezuloa,  Nagib Mahfuz/Patxi Zubizarreta (124. orr.)] (Egungo Euskararen Hiztegia)

    ahoan legarrik gabe

    ahoan legarrik gabe (argazkia: Karobi Photography)


    • Maite Darceles 09:30 on 2014/12/10 Permalink | Reply

      Juan Luis Agirreren “Gizon bat lotan” (Georges Perec) lanaren itzulpenean ere aurkitzen dugu: “atzematen duk zerbait ez doala ongi, ahoan legarrik gabe esateko, ez dakiala bizitzen, ez duala inoiz jakingo”

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