Κυριακή, 22 Μαΐου 2011

Etymology of anchovy

Origin of the word anchovy.
The word anchovy comes from the Genoese anchova, from the Latin apua (small fish) from the Greek aphye [small fry; Gr.: αφύη].





In modern Greek (Romeika)
a) anchuyia: anchovy [Gr.: αντσούγια; loanword]
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