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Word families in Greek: Part One Posted by on Jul 7, 2020

Γειά σας! Today’s topic deals with word families in the Greek language. Word families are important and extremely useful because they provide us with an easy and fun way to expand our vocabulary and enhance our understanding of the structure of the Greek language. What is more, they can help us immensely in mastering and…

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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 our…

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