τριφύλλι

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τρίφυλλον (tríphullon), equivalent to τρία (tría, three) +‎ φύλλο (fýllo, leaf).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɾiˈfili/
  • Hyphenation: τρι‧φύ‧λλι

Noun[edit]

τριφύλλι (trifýllin (plural τριφύλλια)

  1. (botany) clover, trefoil, shamrock (plant in genus Trifolium)
    • 1974, Manos Eleftheriou/Yannis Markopoulos, Μαλαματένια Λόγια:
      τ’ αλφαβητάρι πάνω στο τριφύλλι
      σου μάθαινε το αύριο και το χθες.
      The schoolbook on top of the clover
      Taught you about tomorrow and yesterday.

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