πίτα

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek πίτα (píta), from Italian pitta, probably from Latin picta, from pictus. More at pizza.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.ta/
  • Hyphenation: πί‧τα

Noun[edit]

πίτα (pítaf (plural πίτες)

  1. pie (type of pastry)
  2. (figuratively) cake, pie (expressing a whole available for distribution)
    ένα μεγαλύτερο κομμάτι από την πίτα του εθνικού εισοδήματος
    éna megalýtero kommáti apó tin píta tou ethnikoú eisodímatos
    a bigger share of the pie of national income
  3. pita (flat unleavened bread)
  4. (slang) very drunk, stoned
    Γίνομαι πίτα στο μεθύσι.Gínomai píta sto methýsi.I become stoned from drinking.

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