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Greek vocabulary: Professions Posted by on Sep 22, 2016

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In this post there is a list of some common professions. Some jobs have two versions, a formal and a colloquial. In most cases, the formal version is rarely used.   αγρότης (ο), αγρότισσα (η): farmer αεροσυνοδός (ο, η): air hostess αθλητής (ο), αθλήτρια (η): athlete ανθοπώλης (ο), ανθοπώλισσα (η): florist αρχαιολόγος (ο, η): archaeologist…

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Common Greek names Posted by on Sep 15, 2016

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Γεια σας! If you have Greek friends, Greek names might not sound strange to you. Greek names can be of ancient Greek, Hebrew origin, Roman or Byzantine origin. Below there is a list of some common names with their shortcuts. If you think that there names which must have been included in this list, feel free…

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Interrogative pronouns quiz in Greek Posted by on Sep 6, 2016

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Γεια σας! In this post there is a quiz on interrogative pronouns. It is a challenging topic because some pronouns, such as ποιός (who) and πόσος (how many, how much) are declined. All you have to do is to find the right translation of the following sentences. #1. What does “book” mean? α. Τι σημαίνει…

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Greek vocabulary: Fruit Posted by on Aug 31, 2016

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One of the best things that come with autumn is fruit, such as grapes and apples. It’s time to review basic vocabulary related to fruits. In this post there is also extended vocabulary, idioms and proverbs.     Basic vocabulary φρούτο (το) / καρπός (ο): fruit φλούδα (η): skin κοτσάνι (το): stem κουκούτσι (το): pit σπόρος…

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City vocabulary in Greek Posted by on Aug 24, 2016

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Γεια σας! In this post you will find vocabulary related to places in the city. You could use it to make your own list or flashcards or mind maps. It is suitable for beginners and intermediate students.   city: πόλη (η) square: πλατεία (η) road: δρόμος (ο) street: οδός (η) avenue: λεωφόρος (η) highway: αυτοκινητόδρομος…

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