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Headword: Ὑπέρου περίτροφον
Adler number: upsilon,342
Translated headword: pestle's revolution
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A proverb in reference to those doing the same things and accomplishing nothing.[1]
And a[nother] proverb: 'more naked than a pestle and a slough'.[2]
Greek Original:
Ὑπέρου περίτροφον: παροιμία ἐπὶ τῶν τὰ αὐτὰ ποιούντων καὶ μηδὲ περαινουμένων. καὶ παροιμία: γυμνότερος ὑπέρου καὶ λεβηρίδος.
Notes:
See already upsilon 341. The present entry has the erroneous (and untranslatable) περίτροφον .
[1] See also Zenobius 6.25 and other paroemiographers.
[2] From gamma 491.
Keywords: daily life; definition; ethics; food; imagery; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 August 2010@07:41:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (keyword, status) on 15 August 2010@11:12:30.
David Whitehead (another note) on 16 August 2010@03:14:14.
David Whitehead on 24 November 2013@05:42:56.

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