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Headword: *)ane/mw| diale/gh|
Adler number: alpha,2263
Translated headword: you are talking to a wind
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial saying] in reference to those who are not heard.[1] [Another] proverb [is]: "directions of winds"; "for locals know best not only the directions of the winds, according to the proverb, but also the customs of the local people".[2]
Greek Original:
*)ane/mw| diale/gh|: e)pi\ tw=n a)nhkou/stwn. paroimi/a: *)ane/mwn sta/seis: e)gxw/rioi ga\r ou) mo/non ta\s tw=n a)ne/mwn sta/seis kata\ th\n paroimi/an, a)lla\ kai\ ta\ tw=n e)gxwri/wn a)nqrw/pwn h)/qh ka/llista ginw/skousi.
[1] cf. Tosi (cited under alpha 378) nos.1884 and 2042; and alphaiota 41 for the same idea with the sea.
[2] Polybius 9.25.3; again at epsilon 185.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; geography; historiography; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 17 June 2000@22:27:46.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Changed wording.) on 18 June 2000@22:29:35.
William Hutton on 20 June 2000@09:44:35.
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 7 March 2001@09:51:51.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 5 August 2002@03:25:17.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweakks) on 4 March 2012@05:45:02.
David Whitehead on 16 August 2012@07:38:31.
David Whitehead on 17 August 2012@06:04:47.


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