χαλάζι

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From Koine Greek χαλάζιον (khalázion), from Ancient Greek χάλαζα (khálaza, hail)

Noun[edit]

χαλάζι (chalázin (plural χαλάζια)

  1. (meteorology) hail (a storm of icy rain; individual pieces)
  2. (figuratively) particles falling in the manner of hail
    Tα βόλια έπεφταν χαλάζι.Ta vólia épeftan chalázi. ― A hail of bullets.

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