καρφί

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Ancient Greek καρφίον (karphíon), diminutive of κάρφος (kárphos).

NounEdit

καρφί (karfín (plural καρφιά)

  1. nail (metal fastener used for joining wood, etc)
  2. (in abbreviated form) rivet
    καρφί για μέταλλαkarfí gia métallarivet
  3. informer, snitch, grass (UK), ratfink (US)
  4. (volleyball) spike

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit
  • μια στο καρφί και μια στο πέταλο (mia sto karfí kai mia sto pétalo, belt and braces)
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AdverbEdit

καρφί (karfí)

  1. straight, directly
  2. directly, straight away