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Archive for January, 2016

Use of the Greek articles Posted by on Jan 27, 2016

One of the challenges beginners and intermediate students face is the right use of the definite and the indefinite articles. When it comes to articles, Greek is very particular. For example, the definite article is always used with people names, in the nominative, genitive and accusative cases: ο Πέτρος. / Το βιβλίο του Πέτρου. /…

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Greek numbers from 100 to 1000 Posted by on Jan 13, 2016

Greek numbers from 100 to 1000 can be hard to use because they are not invariable. In this post there are some examples of their use and a multiple choice exercise for those who want to practice. Pronunciation 100 εκατό  100 101 εκατόν ένα 101 110 εκατόν δέκα 110 The number 100 is εκατό. The final -ν…

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Asking for Opinions Posted by on Jan 5, 2016

In Greek there are many phrases that can be used to ask for someone’s opinion. Some of these are followed by για, να or ότι. In this post, there are some of the most common phrases and examples of their use. The verbs are put in the second person singular. In a formal context, they…

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