"Είναι ένα ξύλινο πιάτο."

Translation:It is a wooden plate.

June 3, 2017

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hectorlqr

ξύλοphone

June 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/troll1995

Ξυλόφωνο< ξύλο + φωνή (wood's voice)

June 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sninguistics

I remember the meaning of ξύλινος by remembering that it's cognate with 'xylem', something found in the stems and trunks of plants.

July 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrew211782

If it is a wooden plate, it's a trencher! (Mediaeval history: it originally started life as a bread "plate" but by the C14th bread was generally superseded by wood)

March 19, 2019
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