φονιάς

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Etymology[edit]

From φόνος (fónos, murder, killing).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /foˈɲas/
  • Hyphenation: φον‧ιάς

Noun[edit]

φονιάς (foniásm (plural φονιάδες, feminine φόνισσα)

  1. murderer, killer, slayer (one who kills or murders)
    • 1976, Nikos Gatsos/Manos Hatzidakis, Ο Γιάννης ο φονιάς :
      Ο Γιάννης ο φονιάς, παιδί μιας πατρινιάς
      κι ενός μεσολογγίτη.
      Yannis the killer, son of a Patras mother
      and a Missolonghi father.

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