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I've heard the word "καψούρα".  What is it?


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καψούρα is a slang word, and it means:  strong erotic passion, a burning desire for someone.

It comes from the verb "καίω"= to burn

(κάψα is a slang word for heat)

καψούρα is usually associated with an obsessive feeling, rejection or betrayal from the desired person, loss of self respect or self control, humiliation.

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How about the word καψουροτράγουδο ?  It is καψούρα + τραγούδι, right?
Exactly, καψουροτράγουδο is a song that talks about καψούρα, this burning erotic passion.  There are many Greek songs about it.