αραχνιάζω

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EtymologyEdit

From Byzantine Greek ἀραχνιάζω (arakhniázō), from Ancient Greek ἀραχνιόω, ἀραχνιῶ (arakhnióō, arakhniô, spin a cobweb) (ἀράχνη (arákhnē, spider)) + -άζω (-ázō)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aɾaˈxɲazo/
  • Hyphenation: α‧ρα‧χνιά‧ζω

VerbEdit

αραχνιάζω (arachniázo) (past αράχνιασα, passive —)

  1. (intransitive) become covered in cobwebs, fill with cobwebs (usually through disuse or abandonment)
    Το σπίτι έμεινε άδειο τον χειμώνα και αράχνιασε.
    To spíti émeine ádeio ton cheimóna kai aráchniase.
    The house stayed empty during the winter and filled with cobwebs.
  2. (figuratively) become dull, become boring, have enough of
    Αραχνιάσαμε μέσα στο σπίτι. Πάμε βόλτα!
    Arachniásame mésa sto spíti. Páme vólta!
    We've had enough of being in the house. Let's go for a walk!

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