αγγούρι

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Greek


Etymology

From Byzantine Greek ἀγγούριν ‎(angoúrin, cucumber), from ἀγγούριον ‎(angoúrion), diminutive of ἄγγουρος ‎(ángouros), from ἄγουρος ‎(ágouros).[1]

Pronunciation

Noun

αγγούρι ‎(angoúrif ‎(plural αγγούρια)

  1. cucumber (vegetable)
  2. (idiomatic) stinker (a difficult exam, test paper, etc)
  3. (figuratively, derogatory) twerp, nerd (someone lacking social and intellectual skills)

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References

  1. ^ Babiniotis, G., Modern Greek Dictionary (Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας). Athens 2008.