τα εν οίκω μη εν δήμω

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek τὰ ἐν οἴκῳ μὴ ἐν δήμῳ (tà en oíkōi mḕ en dḗmōi, that which is in the house, not to the town people).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ta en ˈiko mi en ˈðimo/
  • Hyphenation: τα εν οί‧κω μη εν δή‧μω

Proverb[edit]

τα εν οίκω μη εν δήμω (ta en oíko mi en dímo)

  1. (archaic, literary, set phrase) don't air your dirty linen in public (private matters should remain so)