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Greek adjectives to describe clothing Posted by on May 11, 2017

In this post, there is a list of adjectives about clothing. Most of the adjectives can be used to describe other objects too. ακριβός,-ή,-ό: expensive Αυτή η φούστα κάνει διακόσια ευρώ. Είναι ακριβή. This skirt costs 200 euros. It is expensive. κοντός,-ή,-ό: short ο Τάσος είναι ψηλός και το παντελόνι τού είναι κοντό. Tasos is…

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Describing character vocabulary in Greek Posted by on Jun 22, 2016

Describing a person in a foreign language is not always simple. In this post, there is character trait vocabulary. Slang and colloquialisms are not included. The feminine and the neuter are in brackets. αγενής (αγενής, αγενές): rude αισιόδοξος (αισιόδοξη, αισιόδοξη): optimistic ακατάστατος (ακατάστατη, ακατάστατο): untidy, messy αναβλητικός (αναβλητική, αναβλητικό): procrastinator ανεκτικός (ανεκτική, ανεκτικό): tolerant ανεξάρτητος…

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Scary grammar Posted by on Oct 21, 2015

It’s Halloween soon. If you don’t find witches, black cats and jack o’ lanterns scary enough, this post is about one of the most frightening aspects of Greek: matching adjectives, articles and pronouns to their nouns. The adjectives taught at Level A1 are the ones ending in –ος (masculine), –η or –α (feminine) and –ο…

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