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, February 14, 2013
πανώλη, in this song, is in the context clearly Bubonic plague. Google translate, however, offers for the word also "swine," and "African horse." I don't have time to investigate why this could possible be, but I"d like to know.