μούρη

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Etymology[edit]

From Venetian muro ‎(wall), from Latin murus.

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 of 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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