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Headword: Οἴκοι γενοίμην
Adler number: omicroniota,92
Translated headword: I wish I were at home
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial saying] in reference to those praying for an escape from terrors.
Greek Original:
Οἴκοι γενοίμην: ἐπὶ τῶν ἐκφυγεῖν τὰ δεινὰ εὐχομένων.
Likewise in Photius, Lexicon omicron96 Theodoridis (from Pausanias the Atticist), and several of the paroemiographers (e.g. Apostolius 12.38).
Keywords: daily life; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 December 2002@06:43:23.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 16 August 2003@22:18:58.
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 17 August 2003@05:47:04.
David Whitehead on 7 August 2013@04:55:45.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2016@08:55:59.


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