μύξα

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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 φαϊ που έφτιαξε αυτή η μύξα.‎ ― Min tros to faï pou éftiaxe aftí i mýxa. ― Don't eat the food that slob made you.

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