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Headword: Κατὰ ποδὸς βάσιν
Adler number: kappa,717
Translated headword: by a foot's step
Vetting Status: high
A proverb in reference to those who do something in small stages and methodically and not all at once.
Greek Original:
Κατὰ ποδὸς βάσιν: παροιμία ἐπὶ τῶν κατὰ μικρόν τι πραττόντων καὶ κατὰ τέχνην καὶ μὴ ἀθρόως.
Also in Apostolius 9.48 and other paroemiographers.
cf. generally kappa 716.
Keywords: daily life; definition; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 December 2007@07:23:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 11 December 2007@19:08:31.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 12 December 2007@03:00:54.
David Whitehead on 3 February 2013@08:56:03.


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