Russian proverb of the week

Сытый голодного не разумеет

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With accent marks:

Сы́тый голо́дного не разуме́ет.

Translation:

A well-fed man does not understand a starving one.

Meaning:

A well-fed, prosperous person does not want (and often is not able) to understand what it is like to be hungry.

The old Russian word "разуметь" in this case means "understand".

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