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Headword: Πρὸς ἐρρωγυῖαν ᾄδεις
Adler number: pi,2646
Translated headword: you are singing to a broken [jar]
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. A proverbial saying] in reference to someone labouring in vain.
Greek Original:
Πρὸς ἐρρωγυῖαν ᾄδεις: ἐπὶ τοῦ μάτην πονοῦντος.
Notes:
A variant of the ἄλλως ᾄδεις registered by the paroemiographers.
See also pi 2724.
Keywords: daily life; imagery; meter and music; proverbs; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 February 2010@09:15:51.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note and keyword, set status) on 24 February 2010@01:00:35.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 24 February 2010@03:12:16.
David Whitehead on 27 November 2011@07:24:44.
David Whitehead on 17 October 2013@05:49:54.

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