μύξα

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek root μυκ-, used in other such words as μύκης (múkēs, fungus, mushroom) from Proto-Indo-European *mew-k- (slip, slime). Cognates include Latin mucus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmiksa/
  • Hyphenation: μύ‧ξα

Noun[edit]

μύξα (mýxaf (plural μύξες)

  1. (colloquial, familiar) snot, booger, bogey (nasal mucus)
    Σταματά να τρως τις μύξες σου.Stamatá na tros tis mýxes sou.Stop eating your snots.
  2. (colloquial, humorous, figuratively) snot, slob (any slovenly person who causes disgust)
    Μην τρως το φαΐ που έφτιαξε αυτή η μύξα.Min tros to faḯ pou éftiaxe aftí i mýxa.Don't eat the food that slob made you.

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