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!
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Ι first heard this word in the song Ἡ μπαλάντα τοῦ κυρ-μέντιου but more recently in a facebook post from Γιώργος Τοπαλίδης. According to his post, The Turkish word hayvanlar has a Greek equivalent χαϊβάνια. The literal translation is animals, but the essence is dumbasses.