Psychologically: A symbol for the cohesion in hard times - against the (menacing) surroundings. Popular: (arab).: shop: you will have trouble to settle a quarrel, work on: loyal friendship hold. (European ones).: putty: Omens for hard work and hard times, particularly if one uses him himself, cement something: says that one badly escapes a Widerwärtigkeit, - also: entering of risks will show success, use a window pane and cement: one will look in vain for the luck. (ind).: you has loyal friends.