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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