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Headword: *)/onou paraku/yews
Adler number: omicron,398
Translated headword: a donkey's poking-in
Vetting Status: high
When a donkey had poked in, birds were scared and upset a loom. The loom's owner sued the owner of the donkey; hence the proverb.
Greek Original:
*)/onou paraku/yews: o)/nou paraku/yantos, o)/rniqes ptohqei=sai i(sto\n a)ne/rrhcan. o( de\ despo/ths tou= i(stou= tw=| tou= o)/nou despo/th| e)neka/lesen: o(/qen h( paroimi/a.
(See under omicron 397.)
Same entry in Photius (omicron362 Theodoridis, with other references there).
Keywords: aetiology; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; law; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 November 2002@05:27:54.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 26 January 2004@21:21:17.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 7 January 2010@07:42:08.
David Whitehead on 4 July 2013@05:35:57.


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