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Headword: *ti/ kuni\ kai\ balanei/w|
Adler number: tau,584
Translated headword: what [is common] to a dog and a bath?
Vetting Status: high
A proverb applying to things that do not fit together. Lucian uses this.[1]
Greek Original:
*ti/ kuni\ kai\ balanei/w|: paroimi/a e)pi\ tw=n a)narmodi/wn. *loukiano\s tau/th| xrh=tai.
Entry lacking, Adler reports, in mss AFV (but added in the margin of A by a later hand).
[1] In his adversus indoctum 5. The present elliptical headword phrase, of four words, is what Lucian uses; some of the paroemiographers make the missing adjective explicit.
Keywords: daily life; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 21 March 2001@00:50:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes; cosmetics) on 21 May 2001@08:24:00.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; augmented note) on 14 May 2008@08:31:55.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 14 August 2011@07:04:02.
David Whitehead (another note) on 26 March 2014@07:09:06.


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