πάγος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) nominalization of the verb πήγνυμι (to stick, fasten, build, fix), "that, what is built, fixed" ; see also πάγη and latin pagus.

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πᾰ́γος (págosm (genitive πᾰ́γου); second declension

  1. mountain peak, rocky hill
  2. frost
    1. the scum on the surface of milk
    2. salt, as formed by the evaporation of seawater

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πάγος (págos).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈpaɣos/
  • Hyphenation: πά‧γος

Noun[edit]

πάγος (págosm (plural πάγοι)

  1. ice (frozen water)
    με πάγοme págowith ice
    χωρίς πάγοchorís págowithout ice
    σπάω τον πάγοspáo ton págobreak the ice
    Το ψυγείο πρέπει να καθαριστεί επειδή έχει μαζέψει πάγο.
    To psygeío prépei na katharisteí epeidí échei mazépsei págo.
    The fridge needs to be cleaned because ice has collected (in it).
  2. (derogatory, figurative) cold person, unfriendly person (one metaphorically cold like ice)
    Αυτή η γυναίκα δε χαμογελάει ποτέ· είναι σκέτος πάγος.
    Aftí i gynaíka de chamogeláei poté; eínai skétos págos.
    That woman never smiles — she's a complete ice queen.

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