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Headword: *tegxa/rwn
Adler number: tau,217
Translated headword: for four
Vetting Status: high
'For a drachma he pipes, for four he stops'. See under Arabian messenger.[1]
Greek Original:
*tegxa/rwn: draxmh=s me\n au)lei=, tegxa/rwn de\ pau/etai. zh/tei e)n tw=| *)ara/bios a)/ggelos.
[1] From alpha 3729, complete with textual corruption of the word for "four."
Keywords: daily life; economics; meter and music; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 May 2005@05:33:33.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 13 May 2005@12:47:24.
David Whitehead on 15 May 2005@04:07:51.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2014@07:05:48.


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