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Headword: Λίθων χοαί
Adler number: lambda,529
Translated headword: streams of stones, outpourings of stones
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] gold and silver. For Euripides says: "having white stones they boast greatly".[1]
Greek Original:
Λίθων χοαί: ἄργυρος καὶ χρυσός. καὶ γὰρ Εὐριπίδης φησί: λευκοὺς λίθους ἔχοντες αὐχοῦσι μέγα.
Notes:
Likewise or similarly in other lexica: see the references at Photius lambda307 Theodoridis.
[1] Euripides fr.1007; cf. Appendix Proverbiorum 3.69, and see already at lambda 336 with note there. (How precisely Euripides' phrase connects with the proverb is not clear.)
Keywords: daily life; definition; economics; ethics; law; proverbs; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 May 2009@07:34:35.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, set status) on 15 May 2009@11:18:59.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 17 May 2009@04:22:23.
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