μαϊντανός

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Etymology[edit]

From Turkish maydanoz; ultimately from Ancient Greek μακεδονήσι (makedonḗsi, Macedonian, Macedonian herb). Compare Armenian մաղադանոս (maładanos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maidaˈnos/
  • Hyphenation: μαϊ‧ντα‧νός

Noun[edit]

μαϊντανός (maïntanósn (plural μαϊντανοί)

  1. (cooking) parsley (both the plant and herb)
    Μαϊντανός, φασκόμηλο, δεντρολίβανο και θυμάρι.Maïntanós, faskómilo, dentrolívano kai thymári.Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme.
  2. (colloquial, humorous, figuratively) ubiquitous media personality, especially one who offers opinions on subjects in which he/she is not knowledgeable.
    Αμάν πιά μ' αυτόν τον μαϊντανό, τον έχει βαρεθεί η ψυχή μου να τον βλέπω συνεχώς στα κανάλια να λέει τις μπούρδες του!Amán piá m' aftón ton maïntanó, ton échei varetheí i psychí mou na ton vlépo synechós sta kanália na léei tis boúrdes tou!Enough with that guy, I am fed to the teeth with seeing him on the tv channels spouting his crap!

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