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Headword: An parêi krea, tarichôi sterkteon
Adler number: alpha,2544
Translated headword: if there is no meat one must settle for smoked fish
Vetting Status: high
The proverb recommends that it is necessary to be satisfied with what is available.
Greek Original:
An mê parêi krea, tarichôi sterkteon: parenguai hê paroimia, hoti dei tois parousin arkeisthai.
From alpha 1828; cf. also tau 119.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; food; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 2 July 2000@23:03:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword; added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 10 March 2001@08:56:33.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 15 March 2012@09:10:23.
David Whitehead on 19 July 2015@06:41:13.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 31 July 2015@09:37:57.


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