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EtymologyEdit

From Turkish inat (spite).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʝiˈnati/
  • Hyphenation: γι‧νά‧τι

NounEdit

γινάτι (ginátin (plural γινάτια)

  1. (often in plural) stubbornness, obstinacy, pigheadedness (state of refusing to move or to change one's opinion)
    Άσε τα γινάτια και καν' το!Áse ta ginátia kai kan' to!Stop being pigheaded and do it!
  2. spite (ill will or hatred toward another)
    Το έκανε αυτό μόνο και μόνο για το γινάτι μου.To ékane aftó móno kai móno gia to gináti mou.He did that purely to spite me.

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