Yiddish: He reads Hebrew like an axe swims.

ער זאָגט עבֿרי ווי אַ האַק שווימט.

Er zogt ivre vi a hak shvimt.

He reads Hebrew like an axe swims.

He's no good at reading Hebrew.  SOURCE: Furman, Yidishe Shprikhverter un Rednsartn. Compare:

He's dull at Hebrew. | Er iz shtumpik af der ivre. | .ער איז שטומפּיק אויף דער עבֿרי

SOURCE: Furman, Yidishe Shprikhverter un Rednsartn

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