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Headword: *)/arkou parou/shs ta\ i)/xnh zhtei=s
Adler number: alpha,3954
Translated headword: a she-bear is here and you're looking for the tracks
Vetting Status: high
[A proverbial phrase] in reference to those who pretend to seek things which are present.
Greek Original:
*)/arkou parou/shs ta\ i)/xnh zhtei=s: e)pi\ tw=n ta\ paro/nta zhtei=n prospoioume/nwn.
Also in Diogenianus 2.70, but with the more orthodox spelling of bear (a)/rktou; cf. alpha 3958, alpha 3961) and a crisper gloss: "in reference to cowardly hunters". See generally Tosi (cited under alpha 378) no.1924.
Keywords: daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 29 July 2001@07:05:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 29 July 2001@12:21:27.
David Whitehead (added note) on 25 August 2002@05:24:54.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 12 April 2012@07:36:20.
David Whitehead on 17 August 2012@06:31:29.
David Whitehead on 31 August 2015@06:28:30.


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