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Headword: *curo\n ei)s a)ko/nhn
Adler number: xi,160
Translated headword: a razor to a whetsone
Vetting Status: high
A proverb [directed] toward those who happen upon what they want. Similar to the one [which goes] 'a donkey into husks'.[1]
Greek Original:
*curo\n ei)s a)ko/nhn: paroimi/a pro\s tou\s w(=n bou/lontai tugxa/nontas. o(moi/a th=|, o)/non ei)s a)/xura.
Diogenianus 6.91, etc.
[1] omicron 389.
Keywords: daily life; food; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 21 February 2000@13:08:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied headword; added keywords; cosmetics) on 6 April 2001@05:32:01.
David Whitehead (added note) on 4 May 2003@11:05:40.
David Whitehead (tweaks; x-ref; raised status) on 10 September 2007@08:36:04.
David Whitehead on 20 June 2013@04:14:13.


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