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Headword: Κριοῦ διακονία
Adler number: kappa,2438
Translated headword: ram's service
Vetting Status: high
From the proverb, a ram [repays] its upkeep; for it butts those who are raising [it].
Greek Original:
Κριοῦ διακονία: παρὰ τὴν παροιμίαν, κριὸς τὰ τροφεῖα: κυρίττει γὰρ τοὺς τρέφοντας.
cf. kappa 2437, kappa 2767.
Same entry in Photius (kappa1099 Theodoridis); alternative tradition in Hesychius kappa4143.
Keywords: daily life; ethics; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 December 2007@07:46:11.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 14 December 2007@00:59:33.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 14 December 2007@03:25:26.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 5 March 2008@15:29:34.
David Whitehead on 18 March 2013@05:17:26.


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