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!
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
στουπί -- I always knew this meant "drunk," but while reading about the hurricane lamp, I saw something about using it while patching up a tent with "stoupi" which apparently means, in addition to "drunk," oakum, tow, wad, wadding!!