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Headword: *)anti\ kakou= kuno\s su=n a)paitei=s
Adler number: alpha,2666
Translated headword: in exchange for a bad dog you are demanding a pig
Vetting Status: high
A proverb in reference to those demanding good things in exchange for bad.
Greek Original:
*)anti\ kakou= kuno\s su=n a)paitei=s: paroimi/a e)pi\ tw=n kala\ a)nti\ kakw=n a)paitou/ntwn.
Also in Zenobius 1.100 and other paroemiographers.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 May 2001@22:12:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 13 May 2001@09:01:55.
David Whitehead (added note) on 14 August 2002@07:37:34.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 18 March 2012@08:39:34.
David Whitehead on 24 July 2015@02:50:49.


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