3x365 Russian Words, Day 101, Small Dogs

I was made aware of this Russian poem today Ivan Krylov. Elephant and Pug. Translated by unknown author and a saying about small dogs being aggressive (and as all sayings it is really about people):

“маленькая собачка - до старости щенок”

“A small dog is a puppy until old age.”

“Pieni koira on pentu aina vain”

Words to fill our word bank are:

  1. до - here: until - asti, saakka

  2. старость - old age - vanhuus

  3. щенок - puppy - koiranpentu, pentu