παγωνιά

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

παγώνω (pagóno, to freeze) +‎ -ιά (-iá).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paɣoˈɲa/
  • Hyphenation: πα‧γω‧νιά

Noun[edit]

παγωνιά (pagoniáf (plural παγωνιές)

  1. frost, freeze (intense cold weather)
    • 1966, Alekos Sakellarios (lyrics), Stavros Xarchakos (music), “Υπομονή [Patience]”, in Μοντέρνα Σταχτοπούτα [Modern Cinderella], performed by Grigoris Bithikotsis, Aliki Vougiouklaki:
      Γειτονιά, ο δρόμος σου στενός,
      Παγωνιά και γκρίζος ουρανός.
      Geitoniá, o drómos sou stenós,
      Pagoniá kai gkrízos ouranós.
      Neighbourhood, your road narrow,
      Frost and grey sky.
    • 1968, Akos Daskalopoulos (lyrics), Stavros Kouyioumtzis (music), “Πού `ναι Τα Χρόνια [Where are the years?]”, performed by Grigoris Bithikotsis:
      Πού `ναι η αγάπη, γλυκιά μου αγάπη,
      Να μας ζεστάνει στην παγωνιά.
      Poú `nai i agápi, glykiá mou agápi,
      Na mas zestánei stin pagoniá.
      Where is the love, my sweet love,
      To keep us warm in the frost.

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