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Old prepositions in Modern Greek Posted by on Feb 16, 2022

The prepositions used in daily life are taught at an early stage. When Greek learners deepen their progress, they start using prepositions from ancient Greek or from καθαρεύουσα (katharevousa). Some of these prepositions are used in standard expressions. In this post you can see all the “older” prepositions with examples of their use. If you like…

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Borrowing from earlier times Posted by on Jun 25, 2014

There are a lot of phrases, sayings and even single words that we use every day that come right from ancient Greek. We usually use them exactly in the form we have found them in ancient texts or exactly as they were used to be used in the ancient times. That’s why they sometimes seem…

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