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Headword: *)en a(/lw| draka/zeis
Adler number: epsilon,1111
Translated headword: you are absconding on a threshing-floor
Vetting Status: high
That is, you would hide [there]. [A proverbial phrase] in reference to the impossible.
Greek Original:
*)en a(/lw| draka/zeis: toute/sti kru/pth|. e)pi\ tw=n a)duna/twn.
cf. already epsilon 1110. In Zenobius 3.74, the source of the present version, the verb is (correctly) draska/zeis, on which see generally LSJ s.v..
Keywords: agriculture; daily life; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 April 2003@08:37:05.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 15 June 2003@23:44:25.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 29 July 2011@07:00:13.
David Whitehead (expanded note; tweaking) on 21 August 2012@08:24:23.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 16 February 2017@00:58:27.


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