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Headword: *)adelfo\s parei/h
Adler number: alpha,442
Translated headword: may a brother be at hand
Vetting Status: high
Because it is preferable [to have] relatives [coming] to help in a time of crisis.
Greek Original:
*)adelfo\s parei/h: o(/ti protimhte/on tou\s oi)kei/ous ei)s boh/qeian e)n kairw=| perista/sews.
cf. Diogenianus 1.91 and other paroemiographers.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 March 2001@10:37:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keywords) on 19 March 2001@12:24:07.
David Whitehead (added a note) on 14 April 2004@10:24:21.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 10 January 2012@05:51:39.


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