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LANGUAGE SURVIVAL COURSE - Greek

In all the following, "e" is read as in "egg" and "th" is read as in "this". The emphasis in pronunciation falls on the syllable which is in bold script
ENGLISHGREEK
good morningkalimera Used both when coming to and going away from a place.
good afternoonkalispera Used only when coming to a place or meeting someone in the evening or at night.
good nightkalinihta Used only as a goodbye greeting in the evening or at night.
helloherete (e as in egg) = , used between 10:00 and 14:00
hello or goodbyeyassou = (greeting to one person or a friend)
hello or goodbye yassas = (greeting to more persons or a more formal and polite way to greet an unknown person)
goodbyeadio
Hello my friend NikoYassou file mou Niko = , an easy way to please a Greek friend of yours.
Thank youEfharisto
Your WelcomeParakalo =
Do you speak English?Milate Anglika
Do you speak German?Milate Yermanika
I don't understandThen katalaveno
What is your name?Pos se lene? =
My name is ...Me lene ... =
Where are you from?Apo pou eisai?
I am from EnglandEimai apo Anglia =
I want a coffeeThelo ena kafe
I want a teaThelo ena tsai
I want a beerThelo mia mpira
I want a drinkThelo ena poto
I want a roomThelo ena thomatio
Do you have a room? Ehete thomatio?
for one day ya mia mera
for two daysya thio meres
for one weekya mia vthomatha =
for two weeksya thio vthomathes
How much is it? Poso kanei?
How much do I owe?Poso hrostao
The bill, please.Logariasmo parakalo
May I take a photo?Mporo na bgalo mia fotografia?
ComeEla
Go away! Fiye (fi as in fish, ye as in yellow)
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