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Headword: Λευκὴν μᾶζαν φυρῶ σοι
Adler number: lambda,324
Translated headword: I am mixing you a white barley-cake
Vetting Status: high
A proverb in reference to those promising great things.
Greek Original:
Λευκὴν μᾶζαν φυρῶ σοι: παροιμία ἐπὶ τῶν μεγάλα ὑπισχνουμένων.
Likewise in other lexica, and some of the paroemiographers: see the references at Photius lambda219 Theodoridis.
cf. generally mu 34, mu 35, mu 36.
Keywords: botany; daily life; ethics; food; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 5 May 2003@05:39:58.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 6 May 2003@01:09:12.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 2 July 2004@07:37:21.
David Whitehead on 15 April 2013@07:44:08.


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