γουρούνα

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek γουρούνιον (gouroúnion), from Ancient Greek γρώνη (grṓnē), from γρῦ (grû, nothing), which is connected to the sound pigs make.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɣuˈɾuna/
  • Hyphenation: γου‧ρού‧να

Noun[edit]

γουρούνα (gouroúnaf (plural γουρούνες, masculine γουρούνι)

  1. sow (female pig)
    Η γουρούνα τρέφει τα γουρουνάκια της.I gouroúna tréfei ta gourounákia tis.The sow is feeding her piglets.
  2. (figuratively, colloquial, offensive) pig, fat bitch (an overweight and mean-spirited woman)
    Δεν ντρέπεται αυτή η γουρούνα, που τρώει και δεν δίνει τίποτα στα παιδιά της;Den drépetai aftí i gouroúna, pou tróei kai den dínei típota sta paidiá tis?Isn't that fat bitch ashamed to be eating and giving nothing to her children?
  3. (colloquial, slang) quad bike
    Τι δίπλωμα χρειάζομαι για να οδηγήσω αυτή τη γουρούνα;Ti díploma chreiázomai gia na odigíso aftí ti gouroúna?What licence do I need to drive this quad bike?

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