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Headword: *)/ammon metrei=n
Adler number: alpha,1621
Translated headword: to measure sand
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to things that are impossible and endless.
Greek Original:
*)/ammon metrei=n: e)pi\ tw=n a)duna/twn kai\ a)nhnu/twn.
Zenobius 1.80, etc.
Keywords: daily life; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: Oliver Phillips ✝ on 20 March 2001@18:18:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 10 July 2002@07:55:52.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 15 February 2012@07:57:29.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 20 February 2012@01:47:22.


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