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Headword: *nau=s palaia\ po/nton ou)xi\ plw/sei
Adler number: nu,75
Translated headword: an old ship won't sail the sea
Vetting Status: high
A proverb in reference to those who contribute nothing.
Greek Original:
*nau=s palaia\ po/nton ou)xi\ plw/sei: paroimi/a e)pi\ tw=n ei)s mhde\n suntelou/ntwn.
Apostolius 11.96, etc. For the gloss compare gamma 258.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; geography; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 8 February 2004@11:58:13.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 8 February 2004@21:51:03.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 9 February 2004@03:15:02.
Catharine Roth (added keyword, raised status) on 20 May 2009@12:18:27.
David Whitehead on 5 June 2013@04:19:50.


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