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!
Monday, December 17, 2012
I've known for a long time that bathrobe was bournouzi, but it's obviously not a Greek word and I waswondering whence it came. Apparently, it's Arabic, a hooded garment called a bournouse: