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Headword: Εἰς ὕδωρ γράφειν
Adler number: epsiloniota,327
Translated headword: to write on water
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to those labouring in vain.
Greek Original:
Εἰς ὕδωρ γράφειν: ἐπὶ τῶν μάτην πονούντων.
cf. epsilon 3238.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 November 2000@06:52:17.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 21 May 2003@00:55:11.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 21 May 2003@02:49:55.
David Whitehead on 28 November 2012@06:07:01.


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