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Headword: *paraxordiei=s
Adler number: pi,490
Translated headword: you will strike a wrong note
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] you will do [something] unseemly, don't do anything first, but say what one ought to say. "Attending to yourself, so that you will strike no wrong note in what you ought to show."
Greek Original:
*paraxordiei=s: para/semnon poih/seis, mhde\n pri\n fqe/gch|, a)ll' a(\ dei= ei)pei=n ei)/ph|s. sautw=| prose/xwn, o(/pws mhde\n paraxordiei=s w(=n dei= s' a)podei=cai.
Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 295a-b (web address 1), preceded here by the gloss of the scholia there.
The headword, extracted from the quotation, is future indicative of paraxordi/zw, second person singular; cf. pi 361 and pi 491.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; meter and music
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 April 2010@01:07:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 19 April 2010@03:04:48.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 30 August 2011@07:03:08.
David Whitehead on 14 September 2013@05:03:48.


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