παλάβρα

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EtymologyEdit

From Ladino פאלאברה‎‎/palavra (word; boastful talk), from Old Spanish parabla (word; story, rumour), from Latin parabola (comparison; later, speech), from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ, comparison, parable).

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παλάβρα (palávraf (plural παλάβρες)

  1. (colloquial) boastful talk, usually insubstantial (empty words)
    Synonyms: κομπορρημοσύνη (komporrimosýni), κενολογία (kenología), καυχησιολογία (kafchisiología)
  2. (colloquial) nonsense talk, hogwash
    Synonyms: παλαβωμάρα (palavomára), ανοησία (anoïsía)

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