Yiddish: The eggs think they're smarter than the chickens.

די אייער ווילן זײַן קליגער פֿון די הינער.

Di eyer viln zayn kliger fun di hiner.

The eggs think they're smarter than the chickens.

SOURCE: Bernstein, Jüdische Sprichwörter und Redensarten. Literal translation: The eggs want to be smarter than the chickens. Compare:

Di eyer lernen di hiner. | .די אייער לערנען די הינער
The eggs are teaching the chickens.

SOURCE: Stutchkoff, Der Oytser fun der Yidisher Shprakh

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