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Headword: *)apoti/seis xoi=re gi/garta
Adler number: alpha,3600
Translated headword: you, pig, will give back grape-pips
Vetting Status: high
That is, you will give back more than you ate up. [sc. A proverbial saying] in reference to those paying a penalty greater than their sins.
Greek Original:
*)apoti/seis xoi=re gi/garta: oi(=on w(=n kate/fages a)podw/seis plei/ona. e)pi\ tw=n mei/zona timwri/an w(=n h(/marton dido/ntwn.
Diogenianus 3.32 and other paroemiographers.
Keywords: botany; daily life; ethics; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 June 2001@20:29:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keywords; cosmetics) on 14 June 2001@04:02:02.
David Whitehead (added note) on 22 August 2002@07:39:11.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 6 April 2012@05:13:49.


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