What does scalded cat mean

burnedKindscheutdasFeuer (German)

Part of speech: Proverb

Minor forms:
the burned child shuns fire, the burned child fears fire
Once bitten, twice shy
Hyphenation:
Burned child shies away from fire
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ɡəˌbʁantəs ˈkɪnt ˌʃɔɪ̯t das ˈfɔɪ̯ɐ]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Anyone who has once had a bad experience tries to avoid something similar
Synonyms:
1) Watered dogs fear the water
1) the donkey only walks once on the ice / the donkey is so wise, it only dances once on the ice / you only take a donkey onto the ice once, the donkey only trips over the same stone once / the donkey does not hit the same stone twice stone
1) an old fox does not go in the yarn the second time / an old fox does not go in the yarn twice
1) a burned cat eschews fire
Application examples:
1) "Afterwards you can see it better, and once Burned children shy away from fire!
1) “Both like each other, but both are afraid of love. There are disappointments in her life, and one burned child shies away known the fire.
1) “It is based on the curiosity already present in the playing child to see 'what's behind it'. But the burned child, which from now on shy away from fire has not gained any scientific knowledge, but an experience. "
1) “The United States, on the other hand, would like to be burned child, the shy away from fire slowly but surely detach the currencies from gold. "
Word formations:
burned child

Translations

  • Arabic (DMG):
    • modern standard Arabic: 1) أَلطِّفْلُ ٱلْمُكْتَوِّي بِالنَّارِ يَخَافُ ٱلنَّارَ (aṭ-ṭiflu 'l-muktawwī bi-'n-nāri yaḫāfu' n-nārab = the burned childāمḥا ū مūa ūrāقُمḥa مina (ينر fears the fire) -nārib = the one who is burned fears the fire), أَلْمَلْدُوغُ يَخَافُ مِن جَرَّةِ ٱلْحَبْلِ (al-maldūġu yaḫāfu min ǧarrati 'l-ḥablib = the [يُِلاُؤْمُؤْممممممممممممُؤْممُؤْمم لمُؤْم لٍمُؤْم يs ن رت رت رت ت يs ن مر يs ن رت رت الم لمُؤْم يs (Al-muʾminu lā yuldaġu min ǧaḥrin marrataynib = the believer is never bitten twice from the same hole)
  • Danish: 1) brændt barn skyr ilden
  • English: 1) a burnt child dreads the fire, a scalded cat fears cold water 'a scalded cat fears cold water' / a scalded dog fears cold water 'a scalded dog fears cold water', he that has been bitten by a serpent is afraid of a rope 'whoever has been bitten by a snake is afraid of a rope', ask once, twice shy 'once bitten, twice [so] restrained' / once burnt, twice shy 'once burned, twice [so] reluctant '/ once hurt, twice shy, once injured, twice [so] reluctant'
  • Faroese: 1) brent barn ræðist eld
  • French: 1) chat échaudé craint l'eau froide 'scalded cat fears cold water', chien échaudé ne revient pas en cuisine 'scalded dog never comes into the kitchen again', chien une fois échaudé, d'eau froide est intimidé '[A] once scalded dog is intimidated by cold water', qui a peur des serpents se méfie des cordes, 'whoever is afraid of snakes, beware of ropes'
  • Greek (new) (iU): 1) όποιος καεί με το χυλό φυσά και το γιαούρτι (ópoios kaeí me to chyló fysá kai to yaoúrti) ‚whoever scalds himself on the porridge, blows on the yogurt‘
  • Hebrew: 1) מִי שֶׁנִכְוָה בְּרוֹתְחִין נְזְהָר בְּצוֹנְנִין (mī šæ-niḵṿā be-rōṯḥīn nezhār be-ṣōnenīnb = the scalded person wards off cold water)
  • Icelandic: 1) barn forðast eldinn burns
  • Italian: 1) gatto scottato teme l'acqua fredda 'burned cat fears cold water', l'uomo scottato ha paura del fuoco 'the burned person is afraid of fire', chi è scottato una volta, l'altra vi soffia su 'Whoever has burned himself blows on it another time'
  • Dutch: 1) Belgium seldom: a burned child schuwt het vuur
    • Bokmål: 1) brent barn skyr ilden
    • Nynorsk: 1) brent barn skyr elden
  • Polish: 1) kto się na gorącym sparzył, ten na zimne dmucha, whoever has burned himself in the heat, blows in the cold ‘
  • Portuguese: 1) gata a quem morde a cobra tem medo a corda '[a] cat bitten by a snake fears the rope', gato escaldado tem medo de água fria 'scalded cat fears cold water' / gato escaldado, de água fria tem medo 'scalded cat fears cold water', quem do escorpião está picado a sombra o espanta 'whoever is stung by a scorpion, [whose] shadow frightens him', quem foi picado por cobra tem medo de corda 'who of was bitten by a snake, is afraid of a rope ', quem se queimar que sopre' whoever burns himself blows'
  • Romanian: 1) pisica opărită fuge şi de apă rece ‚the scalded cat flees from cold water‘
  • Spanish: 1) gato al cual mordió la culebra ha miedo de la cuerda '[a] cat bitten by a snake is afraid of the rope', gato escaldado, del agua fría huye 'scalded cat is afraid of cold water', gato escaldado, del agua fría ha miedo 'scalded cat fears cold water', quien de la culebra está mordido, de la sombra se espanta 'anyone who is bitten by a snake is frightened of the shadow', quien del alacrán fué picado, la sombra le espanta 'whoever has been stung by a scorpion, [whose] shadow frightens him', quien se quema en la sopa, asopla en la fruta, whoever burns himself on a soup blows on the fruit ', quien una vez se quemó con la sopa, a otra vez, sopla' whoever has burned himself on a soup blows again (on it) ',
  • Turkish: 1) sütten ağzı yanan, yoğurdu üfleyerek yer 'whoever has burned his mouth with hot milk will also blow the yogurt afterwards ‘

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

Why is there so much skepticism among the players? A Burned child shies away from fire, is it [called. Players still feel the anger about the unsuccessful release and the early end of the MMORPG Bless Online.
Mein-MMO.de, August 21, 2020

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Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "burned child shuns fire":

chat échaudé craint l'eau froide: Part of Speech: Proverb Meaning / Definition: 1) burned child shies away from fire (l'enfant brûlé craint le feu) (Note: the literal translation is: A scalded cat fears cold water

brent barn ræðist eld: brent barn ræðist eld (Faroese) part of speech: proverb pronunciation / intonation: IPA: [] word meaning / definition: 1) A burned child shies away from fire (literally: "" ...

slaan: dat paard zal hem niet meer slaan - burned child shies away from fire Translations German: beat English: 1) to hit, 2) to beat, 3) to take


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