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Translation Assistance => Other language pairs => Greek→Latin => Topic started by: spiros on 19 Dec, 2020, 15:44:16

Title: δρυὸς πεσούσης πᾶς ἀνὴρ ξυλεύεται → arbore deiecta quiuis ligna colligit | arbore deiecta quiuis colligit ligna | quercu cadente, nemo lignatu abstinet
Post by: spiros on 19 Dec, 2020, 15:44:16
δρυὸς πεσούσης πᾶς ἀνὴρ ξυλεύεται → arbore deiecta quiuis ligna colligit, arbore deiecta quiuis colligit ligna

δρυός πεσούσης πας ανήρ ξυλεύεται → when the oak falls, everyone cuts wood | when an oak has fallen, every man gathers wood | on the fall of an oak, every man gathers wood | when an oak has fallen, every man becomes a woodcutter | one takes advantage of somebody who has lost his strength | one takes advantage of somebody who has lost his power | the tree is felled, whoever wants picks the firewood (https://www.translatum.gr/forum/index.php?topic=368602.0)
Title: δρυὸς πεσούσης πᾶς ἀνὴρ ξυλεύεται → arbore deiecta quiuis ligna colligit, arbore deiecta quiuis colligit ligna
Post by: billberg23 on 19 Dec, 2020, 22:13:57
Also the classic verse translation of that Menander verse, Quercu cadente, nemo lignatu abstinet
Quercu cadente, nemo lignatu abstinet → Δρυὸς πεσούσης πᾶς ἀνὴρ ξυλεύεται [Menander Monostichoi 123] (https://www.translatum.gr/forum/index.php?topic=406239.0)