μάλαμα

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek μάλαγμα (málagma), a noun form of μαλάσσω (malássō, to mollify, to knead).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmalama/
  • Hyphenation: μά‧λα‧μα

Noun[edit]

μάλαμα (málaman (plural μαλάματα)

  1. (colloquial) gold, something made of gold
  2. (figuratively) somebody or something with exceptional good or valuable qualities
    καρδιά μάλαμα
    heart of gold

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