χούφτα

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Etymology[edit]

From φούχτα (foúchta) with metathesis,[1] but uncertain beyond that.[2]

Noun[edit]

χούφτα (choúftaf (plural χούφτες)

  1. Palm of hand, fist.
  2. Handful.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ χούφτα in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]
  2. ^ Kriaras, Emmanuel (1995) Νέο ελληνικό λεξικό της σύγχρονης δημοτικής γλώσσας [Modern Greek Dictionary of the Contemporary Demotic Language, Written and Spoken], Athens: Ekdotike Athenon