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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κλάω (kláō, to break) with addition of a nasal infix. Related to κλάσμα (klásma, fraction).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈklano/
  • Hyphenation: κλά‧νω

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κλάνω (kláno) (simple past έκλασα)

  1. (intransitive, colloquial, slightly vulgar) fart, break wind, blow off
    Ποιός έκλασε;Poiós éklase?Who farted?
  2. (transitive, figuratively) ignore, disregard (in an uncaring manner)
    Μας έκλασε όλους και έκανε ό,τι ήθελε.Mas éklase ólous kai ékane ó,ti íthele.She disregarded us all and did what she wanted.

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