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!
Sunday, June 29, 2014
παράγκα < μεσαιωνική ελληνική μπαράκα < ιταλικήbaracca < ισπανικήbarraca
from medieval greek, from italian, from spanish, a hut or otherwise humble dwelling. Noted in the album title of Mitropanos's Stou Aiona tin Paranga.