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Headword: *(/amma
Adler number: alpha,1459
Translated headword: [Kasiotic] knot
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those who are crooked in their ways; [sc. named] from the Pelusians in Kasion,[1] who by native skill used to tie knots when joining beams to beams.
Greek Original:
*(/amma: e)pi\ tw=n skoliw=n tou\s tro/pous, a)po\ tw=n e)n *kasi/w| *phlousiwtw=n, oi( fusikh=| te/xnh| a(/mmata e)/plekon dokou\s e)pi\ dokoi=s suna/ptontes.
Apostolius 9.46 and other paroemiographers (with the full version); again at alpha 1510.
[1] Egypt.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; geography; proverbs; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 2 September 2000@00:12:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added note and keyword) on 6 February 2001@07:04:27.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 5 July 2002@03:48:25.
David Whitehead (modified headword; augmented notes and keywords) on 28 March 2006@05:19:25.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 11 February 2012@08:04:17.
David Whitehead on 14 June 2015@09:28:31.


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