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!
Friday, July 27, 2012
Apparently, kourbeti comes from Turkish via Arabic, and refers to living in foreign lands or diaspora, sometimes with the connotation of a sacred estrangement, similar to the English (via Greek) anchorite Kourbeti in Greek urban dictionary