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Headword: *korw/nh to\n skorpi/on
Adler number: kappa,2107
Translated headword: a crow [caught] the scorpion
Vetting Status: high
A proverb in reference to those making attempts against difficult and harmful things.
Greek Original:
*korw/nh to\n skorpi/on: paroimi/a e)pi\ tw=n dusxere/si kai\ blaberoi=s e)pixeirou/ntwn.
Zenobius 4.57, etc.
Keywords: daily life; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 November 2003@06:25:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 5 November 2003@23:44:18.
David Whitehead on 11 July 2004@09:37:41.
David Whitehead on 13 March 2013@06:15:05.


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