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Headword: *ku/wn e)pi\ desma/
Adler number: kappa,2728
Translated headword: a dog at fetters
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those surrendering themselves for punishments. Similar to 'and an ox at fetters'.[1]
And the vocative [is] w)= ku/on.[2]
Greek Original:
*ku/wn e)pi\ desma/: e)pi\ tw=n e(autou\s ei)s kola/seis e)pidido/ntwn. o(moi/a th=|, kai\ bou=s e)pi\ desma/. kai\ h( klhtikh\ w)= ku/on.
[1] cf. Zenobius 4.73, etc.
[2] This grammatical note is not in all manuscripts of the Suda.
Keywords: daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 October 2005@09:20:55.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note, set status) on 26 October 2005@11:47:57.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 27 October 2005@03:06:14.
David Whitehead on 22 March 2013@05:45:10.


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