κατουρώ

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κατουρῶ (katourô), equivalent to κατ- (kat-, down, downwards) +‎ ουρώ (ouró, to urinate).

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  • IPA(key): /katuˈɾo/
  • Hyphenation: κα‧του‧ρώ

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κατουρώ (katouró) (simple past κατούρησα, passive κατουριέμαι)

  1. (intransitive, colloquial, familiar) pee, wee, piddle, piss (expel urine)
    Έχετε τουαλέτα; Πρέπει να κατουρήσω.Échete toualéta? Prépei na katouríso.Do you have a toilet? I need to pee.
    Το σκυλί κατούρησε πάλι στα λουλούδια.To skylí katoúrise páli sta louloúdia.The dog peed on the flowers again.
  2. (transitive, colloquial, familiar) pee on, wee on, piss on (soil something or someone with urine)
    Το μωρό με κατούρησε καθώς του άλλαζα την πάνα.To moró me katoúrise kathós tou állaza tin pána.The baby peed on me as I was changing his nappy.
  3. (transitive, figuratively) disregard, scorn, forget (show complete and utter contempt for)
    Τι ασχολείσαι μαζί του; Κατούρα τον.Ti ascholeísai mazí tou? Katoúra ton.Why are you bothering with him? Forget him.
  4. (transitive, figuratively, imperative only) leave alone, leave in peace (stop bothering)
    Σε παρακαλώ φίλε μου, κατούρα μας.Se parakaló fíle mou, katoúra mas.Please, pal, leave us alone.

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