Blood is thicker than water

Submitted by hariboneagle927 on Fri, 28/12/2012 - 14:33

Idiomatic translations of "Blood is thicker than ..."

الدم عمره ما يبقى ميه
кръвта вода не става
Krev není voda
Blod er tykkere end vand
't Bloed kruipt waar 't niet gaan kan
Veri on vettä sakeampaa
La famille, c'est la famille.
Blut ist dicker als Wasser
Το αίμα νερό δεν γίνεται.
דם סמיך ממים
Il sangue non è acqua.
피는 물보다 진하다
Air dicencang takkan putus
Krew nie woda.
krew nie woda, majtki nie pokrzywy... (playful)
Sângele apă nu se face.
sãndza apã nu s-featsi
Кровь гуще воды
Свой своему поневоле брат
Рыбак рыбака видит издалека
Krv nije voda
Krv nije voda.
Kri ni voda
La sangre tira (mucho)
Blod är tjockare än vatten
Aile herşeyden önce gelir
Một giọt máu đào hơn ao nước lã

Meanings of "Blood is thicker than ..."


People who are related have stronger obligations to each other than to people outside the family./ something that you say which means family relationships are stronger and more important than other kinds of relationships, such as being friends

Explained by Persian_Glamberts on Fri, 28/12/2012 - 20:35
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Family is more important than any thing else

Explained by Phoenix_Rising on Sat, 29/12/2012 - 11:38
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Family is more important than friends.

Explained by fierna on Wed, 07/06/2017 - 21:32
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the modern interpretation is a misinterpretation. the full proverb is "blood of the covenant is thicker than water of the womb", which implies the complete opposite.

it means basically, your bond with your friends is stronger than the bond you are forced to have with family.

Explained by babyplantains on Fri, 27/10/2017 - 04:52
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Veri on vettä sakeampaa

Explained by Besoaria on Fri, 28/12/2012 - 16:34
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Veri on vettä sakeampaa

Explained by Besoaria on Sun, 30/12/2012 - 12:22
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Το αίμα νερό δεν γίνεται

Explained by Guest on Thu, 07/12/2017 - 22:24
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Kurdish (Kurmanji)

پەیوەندى خێزانى لە هەر پەیوەندییەكى تر بەهێزترە

Explained by agrin on Sat, 05/01/2013 - 23:48
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رابطە بین خانوادە قوى تر از هر رابطەاى دیگرى است

Explained by agrin on Sat, 05/01/2013 - 23:52
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Узы кровного родства сильнее других уз.

Explained by anna.baranova.7545 on Fri, 09/03/2018 - 14:32
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kri ni voda

Explained by Roland Tischer on Thu, 09/06/2016 - 14:52
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"Blood is thicker ..." in lyrics

Kaaris - Zoo

The monkeys just got out of the zoo
Your corpse behind a few blocks
The blood is thicker than water
Armed like in the Clos era

Daddy Yankee - Corazones

There exists he who tramples and he who helps the human being
There exists a good friend as loyal as a brother
Blood is thicker than water, but measure it well
There exists dirty blood, take heed of Cain & Abel

Danny Saucedo - Die For You

Even though I know she digs you a little more,
we were brothers, it was "bros before hoes"
You know they say blood is thicker than water
They should sew our hand when we promise each other

Getter Jaani - Beach house

It's time, new roads, travelling in a whole world.
To home again, us have brought them, because blood is thicker than water.
Returns to mind the time when we with you, about five years ago.

Shelley Harland - More Than I Can Take

But sometimes it's more than I can take
Blood is thicker than water they say
But I’ve tried to wash my blood away

Avicii - He Frère

Il n'y a rien dans ce monde que je ne ferais.

(*) Allusion au proverbe "Blood is thicker than water" signifiant que les liens du sang sont bien plus fort qu'un simple lien amical.

Empire (OST) - Snitch Bitch

[Verse 2: Terrence Howard]
Blood is thicker than water the people say
I say people will say whatever you pay em' to say

Sido - Psy

I mean, we gypsies are the best musicians in the world
Nothing can stop us, you can take away my money, but I don't care
For blood is thicker than water

Radical Face - Let The River In

Let the river in
If blood is thicker than water
Then let the river in

Oliver Dragojević - We are the same kind

Because we're the same kind
The same lineage
Blood is thicker than water
And tears too

Dubioza Kolektiv - Brains roll logs

For all those without štela there is a tariff

Blood is thicker than water, one hand washes the other
that's how it will be tomorrow

Ost+Front - Poor & Rich

Poor and rich - are not equal - how much is - worth my life?
Poor and rich - for comparison - how much is - worth your life?
Blood is thicker than water.
Our blood is much thicker than bad water.

Paraziții - Non-commercial!!

Verse 1
WIth the fly opened, i'm contradicting all of you, when i say:
"Blood is thicker than water, but becomes spritzer"!
I don't have problems or signs of dependence

Crematory - Shadowmaker

[Verse 1: ]
When death kills the silence - unleashed in fire
Blood is thicker than water - faith is blind
In the name of the father - fear of the dark

Pinhani - Don't make me bored from yourself

How many years gone after I have touched your laugh
I did never regret for i love you
Blood is thicker than water, whatever happens it doesn' t riots
Don't make me be bored from yourself, don't make me be embarrassed from my heart