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Archive for April, 2017

Hotel Dialogue in Greek Posted by on Apr 25, 2017

Sometimes, while traveling, we visit places without having a reservation first. In this post, there is an example of a hotel conversation. Some phrases are translated literally.   (Ρ) indicates the receptionist (ρεσεψιονίστ) and (Π) the customer (πελάτης). (Π) Γεια σας. Θα ήθελα ένα δωμάτιο για δύο βράδια, παρακαλώ. Δεν έχω κάνει κράτηση. Hello. I…

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Sweet Easter with a Greek recipe! Posted by on Apr 12, 2017

Easter is coming soon and as you know the Orthodox culture is reach in traditions and customs. Μεγάλη Πέμπτη (Maundy Thursday) is a very creative day: we make τσουρέκι (Easter bread) πασχαλινά κουλουράκια (Easter cookies) and we make κόκκινα αυγά (we boil eggs and dye them red). In this post, there is a video by…

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Untangling the Greek Personal Pronouns Posted by on Apr 4, 2017

In Greek, there are different pronouns for the direct and  indirect object.This topic is very confusing, especially when we try to translate directly from English. In this post, there are examples the use of the personal pronoun used as the object of the verb. Feel free to leave a comment if you have a question! Direct…

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