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What is beauty?

Proverb in the local language
القرد في عين أمه غزال. (il-'ird fi 3ein ummu ġazaal.)
Proverb's direct translation
In his mother’s eye, the monkey is (as beautiful as) a gazelle (or a deer).
Proverb's meaning
Mothers' bias or partiality towards their children.
Equivalent proverb
Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.
From: Arabs in Egypt

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Africa Proverbs