μεσοστρατίς

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek μεσοστρατίς (mesostratís), from μέσος (mésos, middle, midst) + στράτα (stráta, street, road).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mesostɾaˈtis/
  • Hyphenation: με‧σο‧στρα‧τίς

Adverb[edit]

μεσοστρατίς (mesostratís)

  1. (archaic, literary, poetic) in the middle of the road, midway
    • 1963, Iakovos Kambanellis (lyrics), Mikis Theodorakis (music), “Στρώσε Το Στρώμα Σου [Prepare Your Mattress]”, in Η Γειτονιά Των Αγγέλων [Neighbourhood of Angels], performed by Nikos Kourkoulos & Vangelis Seilinos:
      Ξεπρόβαλε μεσοστρατίς, το χέρι να σου δώσω.
      Xepróvale mesostratís, to chéri na sou dóso.
      Appear in the middle of the road, so that I can give you my hand.

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