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Headword: *ei) kai\ lu/kou e)mnh/sqhs
Adler number: epsiloniota,67
Translated headword: if you even mentioned a wolf
Vetting Status: high
This is said in reference to things one might mention which then suddenly appeared.
Greek Original:
*ei) kai\ lu/kou e)mnh/sqhs: tou=to le/getai e)pi\ tw=n a)\n mnhsqh=| ti/s, kai\ eu)qu\s paraginome/nwn.
Diogenianus 4.64, Apostolius 6.50, etc.; and cf. Latin lupus in fabula; English 'talk of the devil'.
Tosi (cited under alpha 378) no.1304.
Keywords: daily life; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 April 2003@06:45:41.
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Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 28 July 2003@22:47:28.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 29 July 2003@03:03:26.
David Whitehead on 16 August 2012@10:24:04.
David Whitehead on 23 November 2012@05:10:21.


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