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Headword: Οὐδὲν ἐξ ἀγροῦ λέγεις
Adler number: omicron,788
Translated headword: you are saying nothing out of the countryside
Vetting Status: high
Meaning nothing cheap, or common.
Greek Original:
Οὐδὲν ἐξ ἀγροῦ λέγεις: ἀντὶ τοῦ οὐδὲν εὐτελές, ἢ κοινόν.
cf. Apostolius 13.43 and other paroemiographers. Possibly a corruption of (or a development from) Aristophanes, Knights 464, οὐδὲν ἐξ ἁμαχουργοῦ λέγεις .
Keywords: agriculture; comedy; daily life; definition; economics; ethics; geography; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 May 2010@08:49:23.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 24 May 2010@18:19:30.
David Whitehead (augmented note; another keyword) on 25 May 2010@03:38:05.
David Whitehead on 31 July 2013@04:37:41.


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