Basic Greek words and phrases
NO - ochee
YES - neh
HELLO - Yahsass (to a group or formal, respectful greeting to an individual ) or; Yassou (to children or close friends)
PLEASE - para-kaLO
THANK YOU - efkhateeSTO / efkhareesto (I've heard it said both ways)
I DO NOT UNDERSTAND - THEN kataloveeno
I DO NOT UNDERSTAND, I ONLY SPEAK ENGLISH - THEN kataloveeno me-loh Mo-nen Angleeka
I AM SORRY - leePOOmeh
MY NAME IS - OonoMAzomeh
I DID NOT ORDER THIS - then toh parEENgeela ahf-TOH
HOW MUCH IS THE ENTRANCE FEE - poso kanee ee EEsodhos
GOOD - KaLO
BAD - KaKO
HOW ARE YOU? - POHSS EESS-theh? (FORMAL GREETING)
HOW ARE YOU? - Ti Kha-nees? (INFORMAL GREETING "what's going?" or "what's happening?")
GOOD MORNING - Kalimera
GOOD AFTERNOON - Kalispera
GOOD EVENING - Kalinikta
Count to Ten in Greek
One – EH-na
Two – THEE-oh
Three – TREE-uh
Four – TEH-sa-ruh
Five – PEN-deh
Six – EK-see
Seven – EF-tah
Eight – OK-toe
Nine – eh-NAY-uh
Ten – THEK-uh
Eleven – EHN-thekka
Twelve – THO-thekka
Thirteen – thekka-tria
Fourteen – thekka-TES-a-ruh
Fifteen – thekka-penday
Sixteen – thekka-EKsee
Seventeen – thekka-eftah
Eighteen – thekka-OKtoe
Nineteen – thekka-enyah
Twenty – EE-ko-see
How the modern Greek language increases child's intelligence
July 2019: Story at Optimisticmommy
November 15, 2017: Nice primer on Greek history vis-a-vis Vienna and the impact of relations via the Ottoman Empire, and afterward:
"After the Treaty of Passarowitz was signed in 1717, the borders stabilised and there was a push to reopen commerce and to begin the reconstruction of a vast area devastated by decades of war. Aside from fixing the boundaries between the two empires, a key provision was the right of Ottoman and Austrian subjects to engage in commerce in each other's realms. The Austrians lacked knowledge of the Ottoman Empire, and the Turks disdained commerce, so as a practical matter the opportunity fell on Ottoman minorities, Orthodox Greeks and Serbs, as well as Jews and Armenians."
A Greek-English Lexicon (1883) - 1901 Edition
Free download of the classic Greek and English Lexicon by George Henry Liddle
What is Greeklish?
Greeklish, a blending of words from Greek and English. Also called Grenglish, Latinoellinika, ASCII Greek. Greeklish can be the Greek language written out using a Latin alphabet.
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