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Autumn’s in the Air: Greek Small Talk About the Season Posted by on Oct 22, 2013

The word φθινόπωρο (fthinoporo, autumn)  is of Greek etymology: in ancient Greek φθινόπωρον < φθίνω + οπώρα  (fthino, to lessen + opora, fruits) The months of the autumn are of latin origin though: Σεπτέμβριος (Septemvrios, September), Οκτώβριος (Octovrios, October), Νοέμβριος (Noemvrios, November). Important events September is the first month of the new school year: τα σχολεία…

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