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Translation Assistance => Other language pairs => Ancient Greek→English translation forum => Topic started by: spiros on 25 Dec, 2018, 14:45:35

Title: ὅσῳ διαφέρει σῦκα καρδάμων → as different as chalk from cheese, different as chalk from cheese, apples and oranges, like apples and oranges, by as much as cardamom is different from figs
Post by: spiros on 25 Dec, 2018, 14:45:35
ὅσῳ διαφέρει σῦκα καρδάμων → as different as chalk from cheese, lit. "by as much as cardamum is different from figs" (Heniochus, 4th cent. BCE comic playwright, frag. 4.2)