σκύλα

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σκύλαξ (skúlax).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈscila/
  • Hyphenation: σκύ‧λα

Noun[edit]

σκύλα (skýlaf (plural σκύλες, masculine σκύλος, neuter σκυλί)

  1. bitch (female dog, or Canis lupus familiaris)
    Η σκύλα γέννησε κουτάβια.I skýla génnise koutávia.The bitch gave birth to puppies.
  2. (derogatory, offensive, figuratively) bitch, cow, hellcat (despicable or disagreeable woman)
    Αυτή η σκύλα μου έχει καταστρέψει τη ζωή.Aftí i skýla mou échei katastrépsei ti zoí.This bitch has destroyed my life.

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