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News from Greece: election of the President of the Republic Posted by on Jan 22, 2020

Today is an important day for Greece because it is the first time that a woman is elected as President of the Republic (Πρόεδρος της Δημοκρατίας).The new President is Αικατερίνη Σακελλαροπούλου (Ekaterini Sakelaropoulou), former president of the Council of State (Συμβούλιο της Επικρατείας). If you read newspapers in Greek, you are likely to find vocabulary…

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Basic Computer Vocabulary in Greek Posted by on Jan 15, 2020

Γεια σας! In this post there are basic Greek words about computers. In general, one can use the verb κάνω (to do) and add a verb in English: κάνω save, which means to save. However, there are specific terms that you may use.   Verbs – Ρήματα to boot: ξεκινάω (ξεκίνησα) to shut down: κλείνω…

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Greek verbs related to water Posted by on Jan 8, 2020

Γεια σας! Καλή χρονιά! Some people like to learn vocabulary organizing the words in specific topics or concepts. Today, we will see four verbs which are related to water or liquids and we will explore their meaning. Coincidentally, these verbs start by -β!     #1. βουτάω= to dive, to immerse, to dip Αόριστος (Past…

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