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Headword: Πρὸς λέοντα δορκάδες ἅπτουσι μάχην
Adler number: pi,2751
Translated headword: gazelles are picking a fight with a lion
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. A proverbial saying] in reference to those struggling with superiors.
Greek Original:
Πρὸς λέοντα δορκάδες ἅπτουσι μάχην: ἐπὶ τῶν πρὸς κρείττονας ἐριζόντων.
Note:
cf. delta 1386 and mu 977.
Keywords: daily life; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 October 2001@08:40:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 30 October 2001@01:00:52.
David Whitehead on 30 June 2004@07:42:01.
David Whitehead on 28 November 2011@07:15:46.
David Whitehead on 18 October 2013@05:34:43.

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