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Headword: Ῥαχίας λαλίστερος
Adler number: rho,60
Translated headword: more loquacious than a beach
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to chatterers. Inasmuch as the waves continually strike against the beach and make a noise.
Greek Original:
Ῥαχίας λαλίστερος: ἐπὶ τῶν ἀδολέσχων. παρ' ὅσον τῇ ῥαχίᾳ συνεχῶς ἐπιβάλλονται τὰ κύματα καὶ ψόφον ἀποτελεῖ.
Diogenianus 7.99, etc.; for ῥαχία , cf. rho 59.
cf. generically tau 1094.
Keywords: daily life; geography; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 April 2003@03:39:47.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference, set status) on 5 April 2004@01:41:39.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 5 April 2004@03:23:27.
David Whitehead on 24 August 2011@04:50:05.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 24 August 2011@14:10:10.
David Whitehead on 27 October 2013@08:51:20.


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