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Headword: Λυπηρότεροι σταλαγμοῦ
Adler number: lambda,845
Translated headword: more vexing than a drool
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. This proverbial phrase] is said because of the disgust in continuous dribbling.
Greek Original:
Λυπηρότεροι σταλαγμοῦ: διὰ τὴν ἐν τῷ συνεχῶς καταστάζεσθαι δυσχέρειαν λέγεται.
Note:
The headword phrase is Comica adespota fr. 871 Kock (but not in K.-A.). Its subject is masculine plural there (and here) but neuter singular in one of the paroemiographers (Arsenius 10.93a, with same gloss).
Keywords: comedy; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; medicine; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 April 2009@05:09:44.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 2 April 2009@11:11:48.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 3 April 2009@03:05:30.
David Whitehead on 24 April 2013@05:37:01.
David Whitehead on 29 December 2014@06:55:02.
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