ξεψυχώ

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Etymology[edit]

From ξε- (xe-) +‎ ψυχή (psychí, soul)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ksepsiˈxo/
  • Hyphenation: ξε‧ψυ‧χώ

Verb[edit]

ξεψυχώ (xepsychó) (simple past ξεψύχησα)

  1. (euphemistic) pass away, pass on, expire, draw one's last breath, bite the dust (to die)
    Ο γνωστός ηθοποιός ξεψύχησε σήμερα το πρωί.O gnostós ithopoiós xepsýchise símera to proí.The well-known actor passed away this morning.
  2. (figuratively) to lose one's power, spark or liveliness (due to work, etc)
    Ξεψύχησα από την δουλειά σήμερα.Xepsýchisa apó tin douleiá símera.Work tired me out today.
  3. (figuratively, transitive) to torture someone, to give them hell (put them through stress etc)
    Αυτό το παιδί με ξεψυχάει.Aftó to paidí me xepsycháei.That child will be the death of me.

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