ψωμί

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek ψωμίν (psōmín), from ψωμίον (psōmíon), from Ancient Greek ψωμός (psōmós), from the verb ψώω (psṓō), an alternative form of ψάω (psáō, to touch lightly, to rub).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /psoˈmi/
  • Hyphenation: ψω‧μί
  • Rhymes: -i

Noun[edit]

ψωμί (psomín (plural ψωμιά)

  1. bread
    Adjectives for ψωμί: βουτυρωμένο (voutyroméno, buttered), ζεστό (zestó, hot), μπαγιάτικο (bagiátiko, stale), φρέσκο (frésko, fresh)
  2. (figuratively) the financial means to sustain tolerable standard of living
    Synonym: τα προς το ζην (ta pros to zin) and see expressions for earn my living
  3. (figuratively) in expressions for duration of life: years
    see expressions

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