μαλάκας

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Byzantine Greek μαλάκα ‎(maláka, masturbation), from Ancient Greek μαλακός ‎(malakós, soft) which meant an unethical or depraved person even in Herodotus's time.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /maˈlakas/

NounEdit

μαλάκας ‎(malákasm ‎(plural μαλάκες)

  1. (vulgar, slang) masturbator, wanker
  2. (slang, derogatory) idiot, jerk, asshole
    Τι να πει κανείς, είναι σκέτος μαλάκας ο τύπος.
    What can one say, the guy is a total asshole.
  3. (colloquial) A form of address among friends.
    Ρε μαλάκες, δεν πάμε για καμιά μπύρα;
    Guys, why don't we go for a beer?

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