Greek Language Blog

Archive for June, 2018

Uses of the Greek verb “to hit” Posted by on Jun 20, 2018

One of the most common verbs is the verb χτυπάω (to hit). It is used in many contexts and has various meanings. #Example 1: to hit a person Μαμά! ο Γιάννης με χτύπησε! Mom! Yannis hit me!   #Example 2: to hit (one’s head, arm etc.) Ο Θάνος σκόνταψε στο τραπέζι και χτύπησε το πόδι…

Continue Reading

Some aspects of the Greek culture Posted by on Jun 15, 2018

Sometimes our habits are a mystery to the others. I always get questions such as: “why do Greek parents let their adult children stay in their house for free?” or “why do people who invite me to dinner give me food to take home?” Although cultural differences are hard to explain, they are always nice…

Continue Reading

Use of Greek: to pass Posted by on Jun 6, 2018

Verbs give people a hard time but not only because of their grammatical characteristics. In Greek, as in many languages, a verb has more than one significations and can be used in different contexts. In this post, there are some sentences with the verb περνάω,which means “to pass”. It is one of the most common…

Continue Reading