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Headword: Τούτῳ μὲν εἴπω ἐς πυγὴν κυνὸς ὁρᾶν
Adler number: tau,844
Translated headword: to him would I say look up the backside of a dog
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"[To him I would say look up the backside of a dog] and [those] of three foxes." In reference to those with defective vision.
Greek Original:
Τούτῳ μὲν εἴπω ἐς πυγὴν κυνὸς ὁρᾶν, καὶ τριῶν ἀλωπέκων: ἐπὶ τῶν λημώντων τὰς ὄψεις τοῦτο ἐπιλέγεται.
Note:
Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 255 (the entirety of which is formatted as the headword phrase in Adler), with scholion; cf. pi 3110.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; medicine; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 August 2006@08:56:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (supplemented translation, set status) on 3 August 2006@15:44:59.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 3 August 2006@15:46:22.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr) on 4 August 2006@03:30:27.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2014@09:00:30.
David Whitehead on 10 September 2016@08:11:53.

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