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Headword: *)adu/nata qhra=|s
Adler number: alpha,538
Translated headword: you are hunting impossible things
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial saying] in reference to those who undertake things too great for them.
Greek Original:
*)adu/nata qhra=|s: e)pi\ tw=n e)gxeirou/ntwn mei/zosin h)\ kaq' e(autou/s.
Zenobius 1.29 and other paroemiographers; Tosi (cited under alpha 378) no.1543.
Keywords: daily life; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 April 2000@11:42:58.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Altered wording, changed keyword.) on 10 September 2000@00:40:01.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 17 February 2003@08:08:35.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword) on 14 August 2006@08:52:59.
David Whitehead on 11 January 2012@10:43:38.
David Whitehead on 17 August 2012@04:42:39.
David Whitehead on 26 April 2015@04:50:31.


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