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Headword: *)asko\n ti/llein
Adler number: alpha,4176
Translated headword: to pluck a wineskin
Vetting Status: high
The proverb is said by the Attic [writers] about things which are endless and nonexistent.
Greek Original:
*)asko\n ti/llein: e)pi\ tw=n a)nhnu/twn kai\ mh\ o)/ntwn le/getai h( paroimi/a u(po\ tw=n *)attikw=n.
See more fully at omicron 399.
Keywords: daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 20 March 2002@20:54:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 10 April 2002@10:00:20.
David Whitehead on 24 April 2012@09:58:34.
David Whitehead on 1 September 2015@08:48:29.


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