καρφί

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ancient Greek καρφίον (karphíon), diminutive of κάρφος (kárphos).

Noun[edit]

καρφί (karfín (plural καρφιά)

  1. nail (metal fastener used for joining wood, etc)
  2. (in abbreviated form) rivet
    καρφί για μέταλλαkarfí gia métallarivet
  3. informer, snitch, grass (UK), ratfink (US)
  4. (volleyball) spike

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Derived terms[edit]
  • μια στο καρφί και μια στο πέταλο (mia sto karfí kai mia sto pétalo, belt and braces)
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Adverb[edit]

καρφί (karfí)

  1. straight, directly
  2. directly, straight away