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Headword: Φθάνοντος ἔργον γίνεται
Adler number: phi,476
Translated headword: it becomes a predecessor's business
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[no gloss]
Greek Original:
Φθάνοντος ἔργον γίνεται.
Notes:
= Photius phi139 Theodoridis, from Aelius Dionysius (phi12). Once regarded as, in origin, a fragment of comedy: so Comica adespota fr. 668 Kock, but not in K.-A.
For ἔργον in this idiom see generally LSJ s.v., IV.1.a.
Keywords: comedy; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 November 2010@04:22:41.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 9 November 2010@21:29:51.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 10 November 2010@03:25:47.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2011@06:47:54.
David Whitehead on 12 December 2013@06:05:06.
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