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Headword: *bou=n e)n gna/qois fe/rei
Adler number: beta,446
Translated headword: he is carrying an ox in his jaws
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to gluttons.
Greek Original:
*bou=n e)n gna/qois fe/rei: e)pi\ tw=n polufa/gwn.
Mantissa Proverbiorum 1.36; cf. beta 460 (an ox on one's tongue).
Keywords: daily life; ethics; food; imagery; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 4 June 2002@22:06:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 5 June 2002@03:16:29.
David Whitehead (note; more keywords; tweaking) on 1 June 2012@08:27:43.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 30 December 2014@00:29:04.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 30 December 2014@00:33:34.


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