Suda On Line menu Search

Home
Search results for epsilon,1359 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: Ἐν θέρει τὴν χλαῖναν κατατρίβεις
Adler number: epsilon,1359
Translated headword: you are wearing out your cloak in summer
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[A proverbial saying] in reference to those not doing what is necessary at the right time.
Greek Original:
Ἐν θέρει τὴν χλαῖναν κατατρίβεις: ἐπὶ τῶν μὴ καθ' ὥραν τοῖς ἀναγκαίοις χρωμένων.
Note:
Zenobius 3.72, etc.; also in Photius.
Keywords: clothing; daily life; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 April 2003@09:11:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 23 June 2003@00:20:13.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 23 June 2003@02:43:28.
David Whitehead on 27 August 2012@06:35:13.

Find      

Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search