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Headword: *(alw=n de\ fo/rtos e)/nqen h)=lqen, e)/nq' e)/bh
Adler number: alpha,1381
Translated headword: a cargo of salt, whence it comes, there it goes
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial saying] in reference to those using their possessions for themselves and sharing with no one.
Greek Original:
*(alw=n de\ fo/rtos e)/nqen h)=lqen, e)/nq' e)/bh: e)pi\ tw=n kaq' e(autou\s xrwme/nwn toi=s ou)=si kai\ mhdeni\ metadido/ntwn.
See already alpha 1077.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; food; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 31 May 2000@13:48:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added note and keywords) on 6 February 2001@05:40:08.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 10 February 2012@04:14:35.


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