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A quiz on Greek customs Posted by on Dec 28, 2016

If you have spent New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day you must be familiar with the most common Greek customs. Do the following quiz to test your knowledge, or to learn new things. Ερώτηση 1 In New Year’s Day, people eat a sweet pie which is called: α) Καρυδόπιτα β) Βασιλόπιτα γ) Μελόπιτα δ)…

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9 Examples of Greek slang Posted by on Dec 12, 2016

Γεια σας! If you are tired of “mainstream” Greek and would like a break, this post is for you: nine Greek slang expressions with examples of their use. Which one is your favorite? Feel free to leave a comment! #1 Τα ‘παιξα / τα ‘χω παίξει Παίζω means to play. Τα ‘παιξα means I’m tired. Example…

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