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Greek heroes, nicknames and adjectives Posted by on Oct 5, 2018

The Greek literature and mythology are rich in characters whose predominant traits are linked to their name. Nowadays, we use the names of these heroes as adjectives to describe a person with the same traits. In this post, there is a list of the most common names. The examples are written in colloquial Greek and…

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Understanding colloquial Greek Posted by on Sep 26, 2018

Γεια σας! It’s been a while since we did some informal language examples. In this post, we will see some of the most common expressions that native speakers use everyday. If you speak with Greeks, you are very likely to hear these phrases. If you have any question, feel free to post it on the…

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Rock collapse on the most popular beach of Greece Posted by on Sep 18, 2018

Navagio (Ναυάγιο, shipwreck)  is one of the best-known beaches in Greece and attracts tourists from all over the world. It is located in Zakynthos (Ζάκυνθος, Zante), one of the Ionian islands in Western Greece. Last week, the rock was partially collapsed and seven people were injured.   This is due to a physical, geodynamic phenomenon…

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Use of the Greek verb to want Posted by on Sep 7, 2018

The verb θέλω (to want) is one of the first verbs to learn. In this post, we will explore how it can be used in different contexts.     θέλω: to want it is followed by: a) a noun E.g: Θέλω παγωτό. / I want an ice-cream. b) να + verb in the Subjunctive Mood…

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Greek adjectives about intelligence Posted by on Aug 29, 2018

Most people like to socialize with clever people. In this post there is a list of adjectives about intelligent people with examples translated in English.   #1.έξυπνος, έξυπνη, έξυπνο: clever Οι έξυπνοι άνθρωποι έχουν αίσθηση του χιούμορ. Clever people have a sense of humor. #2.εύστροφος, εύστροφη, εύστροφο: intelligent, someone who thinks fast Η Μαρίνα έλυσε…

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