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Forming Greek nouns Posted by on Mar 21, 2022

Γεια σας! This post is about nouns. Nouns can be formed or derive by other nouns, verbs, adjectives and numbers. Today we will see how we can form nouns by verbs. If you want to know more about nouns, you can read this.     The nouns formed by verbs can mean: 1. The person…

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Common mistakes in Greek (part 2) Posted by on Jan 10, 2022

Γεια σας! Two years ago I wrote a post about the most  common mistakes foreigners make in Greek. Today, the topic of the post is the incorrect use of Greek, so it is the “sequel” of the previous post.     #1. Είμαι αργά or είμαι αργός. This phrase means “I am slow” and people…

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About cats Posted by on Sep 20, 2021

Γεια σας! Σήμερα θα μιλήσουμε για γάτες. Today we will talk about cats. This time, I will not give you a list of words but sentences in Greek followed by the English translation. The Greek word for cat is γάτα and it’s feminine. The masculine noun is γάτος but if we talk about cats in…

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Numeral adjectives in Greek: 100 to 1000 Posted by on Jul 29, 2021

Γεια σας! Today we will see some examples on the use of numeral adjectives from 100 to 100. You can find more information about the Greek numbers in the post About Greek numbers.   100 εκατό Note that the numbers from 101 to 199 take a -ν: 101 εκατόν ένα 122 εκατόν είκοσι δύο 199…

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Survival Greek: bathroom vocabulary Posted by on Jun 15, 2021

Γεια σας! Το καλοκαίρι είναι εδώ! The summer is here and some of you have already planned a trip to Greece. This is a survival Greek post related to bathroom vocabulary. There is also a list of phrases that you can use if you visit a small place where people don’t speak English. If you…

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Common phrases in Greek Posted by on May 28, 2021

Γεια σας! In a previous post we had seen some filler words in Greek. Today we will see common phrases we use in daily conversations which are not easily translated in English. #1. πάλι καλά: fortunately, it’s a good thing Examples: Πάλι καλά που πρόλαβα το τελευταίο λεωφορείο. Δεν είχα λεφτά για ταξί./ It’s a…

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Greek vocabulary: Gardening Posted by on Apr 14, 2021

Γεια σας! Spring is in the air and this post is for those who like gardening (κηπουρική). There are words about tools, plants, verbs and some examples. There will be a post about flowers next month! Enjoy! Εργαλεία / Εξοπλισμός – Tools / Equipment ποτιστήρι (το): watering can λάστιχο (το): hose γάντια (τα): gloves φτυάρι…

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