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Greek history quiz Posted by on Mar 24, 2019

The 25th of March (Η εικοστή-πέμπτη Μαρτίου) is an important day for Greece. It is a national holiday and we celebrate the revolution against the Ottomans. In this post, there is a quiz related to the 25th of March and the Greek Revolution. Enjoy!     #1. Which was the first country that recognized the…

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Greek Culture: Past and Present Posted by on Mar 13, 2019

Γεια σας! This post is about some old traditions and habits which are not strictly followed now.   #1. The afternoon nap In the past, people used to take a nap between 2-4 p.m. Nowadays, in the big cities, most people have no time to sleep in the afternoon. The afternoon nap is called «μεσημεριανός…

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Phrases with the Greek adverb “well”. Posted by on Feb 28, 2019

Γεια σας! One of the most common Greek words is καλά and it  means “well”. In this post, there is a list of phrases and expressions with καλά. The examples in Greek are translated literally.     #1. να ‘σαι καλά / να ‘στε καλά (να είσαι καλά, να είστε καλά): Βe well. We use…

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Greek quiz: How good you are in slang? Posted by on Feb 19, 2019

Γεια σας! Most people like learning slang words because they are funny. If you want to test how good you are in Greek slang or if you want to learn new vocabulary, you can do the following quiz. Please, note that although the words are relatively “standard”, the content of this article might be offensive.…

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Use of the Greek verb “to speak” Posted by on Feb 10, 2019

Γεια σας! This post is about the uses of the verb μιλάω, which means “to speak”. In some contexts, it means “to say”. Some examples are translated literally.     Μιλάω is followed by:   #1. με (with) Examples: Μιλήσαμε με την γιατρό μας. / We spoke with our doctor. Πρέπει να μιλάς πιο συχνά…

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