μούρη

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek μούρη (moúrē), from Italian murri, plural of murro, from Vulgar Latin *murrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmuɾi]
  • Hyphenation: μού‧ρη

Noun[edit]

μούρη (moúrif (plural μούρες)

  1. (colloquial, often pejorative) mug, face
    Σταματά ή θα σου δώσω μια στη μούρη!Stamatá í tha sou dóso mia sti moúri!Stop or I'll box you one in the face!
  2. (by extension) guy, person (usually of cunning, adept or dexterous person)
    Κοίτα μούρη εκεί!Koíta moúri ekeí!Look at that guy over there!
  3. (figuratively) front bumper, fender (of a vehicle, especially a car)
    Τρακάραμε με τη μούρη.Trakárame me ti moúri.We crashed at the front.

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