πορδή

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From Ancient Greek πέρδομαι (pérdomai, to fart)

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πορδή (pordíf (plural πορδές)

  1. (colloquial, vulgar) fart (intestinal gasses emitted from the anus)
    Έφαγε φασολάδα και μας τάραξε στις πορδές.Éfage fasoláda kai mas táraxe stis pordés.He ate bean soup and he drove us mad with his farts.
  2. (figuratively) young person (usually in the context of impudence or cheek)
    Ο γιος σου είναι μια σταλιά πορδή και αντιμιλάει.O gios sou eínai mia staliá pordí kai antimiláei.Your child is only a little fart and he's talking back.
  3. (figuratively) unimportant person
    ο Νίκος είναι μια πορδή, μην τον ξεσυνερίζεσαι.o Níkos eínai mia pordí, min ton xesynerízesai.Nikos is a little twit, don't even bother with him.

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