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“Come on! Hey! Come again?” Examples of the use of ela. Posted by on Sep 26, 2013

One of the most common Greek words is έλα  (ela). It is the imperative of the verb έρχομαι (erhomai, to come) and literally it means come (in the second singular person):  “Έλα! Το λεωφορείο φεύγει!»  (Ela! To leoforeio fevgei. Come! The bus is leaving!) The plural of έλα is ελάτε (elate, come): «Ελάτε παιδιά, φεύγουμε!»…

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