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Headword: *deu/teros plou=s
Adler number: delta,295
Translated headword: second voyage
Vetting Status: high
[This is said] when someone who has missed a favourable wind sails with oars.
Greek Original:
*deu/teros plou=s: o(/te a)potuxw/n tis ou)ri/ou kw/pais plei=.
And in figurative equivalents of that situation. See LSJ s.v. plo/os, para.3; and cf. epsilon 1818.
Same or similar entry elsewhere; references at Photius delta224, where Theodoridis (following Nauck: see Adler's addenda) cites Menander fr. 205 Koerte, now 183 K.-A.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 28 July 2002@10:48:16.
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David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 5 September 2002@11:24:11.
David Whitehead (x-ref and another keyword; cosmetics) on 18 July 2006@03:17:54.
David Whitehead on 19 June 2012@06:29:46.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 23 August 2013@07:48:59.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 27 January 2014@03:26:40.
David Whitehead on 31 December 2014@03:27:42.


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