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Headword: Ὑγιέστερος Κρότωνος
Adler number: upsilon,29
Translated headword: sounder than a tick
Vetting Status: high
The proverb [is used] in reference to those who are completely healthy. From the animal, the tick; for it is totally smooth and without a scratch and having no injury.
Greek Original:
Ὑγιέστερος Κρότωνος: ἐπὶ τῶν πάνυ ὑγιαινόντων ἡ παροιμία. ἀπὸ τοῦ ζῴου τοῦ κρότωνος: λεῖον γάρ ἐστιν ὅλον καὶ χωρὶς ἀμυχῆς καὶ μηδὲν ἔχον σίνος.
cf. kappa 2482 (with notes), upsilon 28.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; medicine; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 28 December 2008@13:20:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 29 December 2008@04:33:15.
Catharine Roth (raised status) on 30 January 2011@01:38:12.
David Whitehead on 14 November 2013@08:09:57.
David Whitehead on 31 December 2014@08:08:08.


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