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Headword: Γραῦς ἀνακροτήσασα πολὺν κονιορτὸν ἐγείρει
Adler number: gamma,429
Translated headword: an old woman applauding stirs up a big dustcloud
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. A proverb] in reference to those who set many matters in motion through experience.
Greek Original:
Γραῦς ἀνακροτήσασα πολὺν κονιορτὸν ἐγείρει: ἐπὶ τῶν δι' ἐμπειρίαν πολλὰ πράγματα κινούντων.
Note:
Diogenianus 3.97, etc.; cf. Tosi (cited under alpha 378) no.1110.
Keywords: daily life; proverbs; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 18 July 2002@20:27:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword) on 19 July 2002@03:09:12.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 11 June 2012@05:14:39.
David Whitehead on 16 August 2012@09:42:27.

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