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Headword: *)/aleue
Adler number: alpha,1149
Translated headword: keep away from
Vetting Status: high
Ionians say "avoid" this way.[1]
And [there is] a saying: "keep away from a bigger man."[2]
Greek Original:
*)/aleue: *)/iwnes to\ fu/lacai ou(/tws le/gousi. kai\ paroimi/a: a)/leu' a)po\ mei/zonos a)ndro/s.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras.
[1] cf. generally alpha 1141, alpha 1148.
[2] Diogenianus 2.56 and other paroemiographers.
Keywords: daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 3 May 2000@22:10:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword) on 12 June 2002@07:32:05.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 5 February 2012@05:17:32.
David Whitehead on 30 May 2015@08:04:47.


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