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Headword: *nekrw=| le/gousa mu/qous ei)s ou)=s
Adler number: nu,142
Translated headword: telling stories into the ears of a corpse
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those who are insensitive and pay no attention.[1]
Interpretation of a dream: if you see corpses, you will experience mortification of your affairs.[2]
Greek Original:
*nekrw=| le/gousa mu/qous ei)s ou)=s: e)pi\ tw=n a)naisqh/twn kai\ mh\ e)pai+o/ntwn. lu/sis o)nei/rou: nekrou\s o(rw=n ne/krwsin e(/ceis pragma/twn.
[1] See generally Tosi (cited under alpha 378) no.1897. The version in the paroemiographers does not have the Suda's feminine participle, which must be a scribal error.
[2] From the dream-interpretations, in verse, attributed to Astrampsychus (alpha 4251).
Keywords: daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; dreams; imagery; meter and music; poetry; proverbs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 October 2005@18:23:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword; augmented notes and keywords) on 23 October 2005@04:39:23.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 17 August 2012@06:19:03.
David Whitehead on 5 June 2013@07:42:25.


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