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Headword: *)/onou qana/tous
Adler number: omicron,396
Translated headword: a donkey's deaths
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those telling absurd stories.
Greek Original:
*)/onou qana/tous: e)pi\ tw=n a)llo/kota dihgoume/nwn.
Same (but with 'death': nominative singular rather than the Suda's accusative plural) entry in Photius omicron361 Theodoridis; see also Apostolius 12.86.
Keywords: daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 January 2010@06:03:12.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 11 January 2010@16:02:59.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 12 January 2010@03:35:21.
David Whitehead on 4 July 2013@05:29:33.


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