πρέζα

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian presa (pinch).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɾeza/
  • Hyphenation: πρέ‧ζα

Noun[edit]

πρέζα (prézaf (plural πρέζες)

  1. pinch (small amount of powder or granules, such that the amount could be held between fingertip and thumb tip)
    Η συνταγή θέλει μια πρέζα ζάχαρης.I syntagí thélei mia préza zácharis.The recipe needs a pinch of sugar.
  2. (colloquial, figuratively) hit (dose of an illegal or addictive drug)
    παίρνω πρέζαpaírno prézaI take a hit
  3. (colloquial, figuratively, by extension) drug (illegal or addictive psychoactive substance)
    Τον σκότωσε η πρέζα.Ton skótose i préza.Drugs killed him.
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