γάιδαρος

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From Byzantine Greek γαϊδάριον (gaïdárion), from Arabic غيذار.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɣaiðaɾos/
  • Hyphenation: γάι‧δα‧ρος

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γάιδαρος (gáidarosm (plural γάιδαροι, feminine γαϊδούρα)

  1. donkey, ass (Equus africanus asinus)
  2. (colloquial, derogatory, figuratively) lout, boor, ass, jackass, pig, jerk (an uncultred, ill-bred man)
    Τι γάιδαρος ήταν ο αδελφός της, που δεν μας είπε ούτε ένα «γεια»!Ti gáidaros ítan o adelfós tis, pou den mas eípe oúte éna «geia»!What a boor her brother was; he didn't even say "hi" to us!

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