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15:56 Jun 16, 2001
English to Greek translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Griffin
Group of, multiple, human/animal relationship
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Summary of answers provided
5νεοελθών, "άρτι αφιχθείς"
Margarita Ioannidou
na +1γρυπαετόςTechConcTrans
naΓρύπας
Alekos Psimikakis


  

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10 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
γρυπαετός


Explanation:
griffin=griffon=grypfhon [mythology] - γρυπαετός (gripaetos). In an another context it could mean: strict supervisor, but I think your context is animal
When talking about animal: group of = αγέλη (ageli) - when talking about birds/insect: group of = σμήνος (sminos). In general: group of = ομάδα (omada)
multiple = πολλαπλός,-ή,-ό (polaplos)
human/animal relationship = σχέση ανθρώπου/ζώου


TechConcTrans
Bulgaria
Local time: 20:06
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 9

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agree  Betty Revelioti
200 days
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51 days
Γρύπας


Explanation:
Pronounced: Gr`eepas
This refers to the mythological animal.
Now, metaphorically, it also means "Κέρβερος" (K`erveros) = a wakeful, very stern guard

Alekos Psimikakis
Local time: 20:06
Native speaker of: Greek
PRO pts in pair: 6
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337 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
νεοελθών, "άρτι αφιχθείς"


Explanation:
I agree with the above answers but I also found that griffin in Eastern countries means "the newly comer"

Margarita Ioannidou
Greece
Local time: 20:06
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek, Native in SerbianSerbian
PRO pts in pair: 15
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