A catalogue of new words I learn in Greek and English. This is the public blog of Joanna Eleftheriou (Ιωάννα Ελευθερίου). I welcome comments that help refine my understanding of these words' nuances and usage. Thanks!
Thursday, November 24, 2011
σουρώνω ~ drain
Σουρωτήρι is a collander, so I should have guessed this verb, but it never occurred to me until I heard the first line of the song Φαλληριώτισσα, where the speaker says he's going to come home σουρωμένος, drained, to his wife...