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Mixing the old with the new Posted by on Jun 14, 2020

  We often talk about compound words or derivatives that have an ancient Greek root. It’s time to explore them more closely. What usually happens is that an item, idea or notion is expressed with one word in Modern Greek – usually completely different to the ancient word, sometimes even meaning something very different to…

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Summer expressions in Greek Posted by on Jun 4, 2020

 Even though it’s raining everyday, the summer is here in Greece ! Ice cream season has started, swimming season has started, and we all try to find some time to hit the beach and take some sun! So, along with the summer, the heat and the sun come some expressions which are very frequent but…

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In a tour around Greece (part 2) Posted by on May 27, 2020

We have already reviewed six Gods of Olympus, together with the most famous or important temples dedicated to these Gods that we can still visit in Greece. Let’s continue this virtual tour of our most important archaeological sites by reviewing six more Olympian Gods!     Apollo: Απόλλων: God of light, protector of the arts…

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In a tour around Greece (Part 1) Posted by on May 22, 2020

Archaeological sites in Greece are once again open to the public after the almost two-month quarantine! This brought joy to the fans of antiquity all over the world, even though visiting them may still be difficult for many. But what are some of the most well-known sites of this kind? In fact, most are temples…

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Medical Greek vocabulary Posted by on May 12, 2020

Γεια σας! Nowadays, we are getting used to a new vocabulary, a mostly medical vocabulary, regarding the coronavirus crisis and our behavior in response to it. The medical vocabulary is full of Greek words or words of Greek origin or root, as medical students all over the world can testify. But for most people, many…

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Greek expressions with colors Posted by on Apr 30, 2020

Γεια σας! Σήμερα θα ξεφύγουμε από το θέμα των ημερών και θα δούμε μερικές εκφράσεις με τα χρώματα. Today we will change topic and we will see some common expressions with the colors.   κοκκινίζω= (from κόκκινος, κόκκινη, κόκκινο which means red): to blush, to turn red Noun: το κόκκίνισμα κιτρινίζω= (from κίτρινος, κίτρινη, κίτρινο…

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Greek vocabulary about social distancing Posted by on Apr 25, 2020

Γεια σας! The Greek government considers to end the lockdown measures soon, as long as there is no increase of the coronavirus cases. However, social distancing (κοινωνική απoμάκρυνση) is still important. In this post, there are some words and phrases about this topic. Λέξεις απομάκρυνση (η): distancing απόσταση (η): distance συνάθροιση (η): gathering συναθροίζομαι: to…

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