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Headword: *au)tai=s a)ma/lais
Adler number: alpha,4465
Translated headword: with the very sheaves, sheaves and all
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A saying] in reference to things that are destroyed utterly. Just like 'with the foundations themselves', 'with the roots themselves.' Because 'sheaf' [is] the crop.
Greek Original:
*au)tai=s a)ma/lais: e)pi\ tw=n panwleqri/a| diafqeirome/nwn. oi(onei\ au)toi=s ba/qrois, au)tai=s r(i/zais: a)ma/lh ga\r o( karpo/s.
Already at alpha 1463; and for the idiom cf. alpha 4466.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; proverbs
Translated by: William Hutton on 22 March 2002@14:44:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 5 August 2002@09:42:29.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; raised status) on 23 March 2006@07:31:47.
David Whitehead on 2 May 2012@07:51:06.


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