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can someone help me write a poem

Your task is to write a rhyme about Greek Mythology using the vocab words. Try to write at least 4 lines.archipelagodeityforgepolytheismrevelrysacrificetridentunderworld

07/12/19

When and how did the Greek mythos transfer to the Romans?

It seems that there are a great many similarities between Roman and Greek Mythology. In fact, many people consider them synonymous and only really differ in the names. For example: * Greek ⇄... more

07/11/19

-ούλα και -ίτσα are they interchangeable?

Are the feminine diminutive endings interchangeable, meaning we can say both η πορτίτσα and η πορτούλα? Or does each noun have its corresponding ending? If so is there any rule?

07/11/19

A question concerning the etymology of ouzo

As a Turkish curious of etymology, I was looking into the etymology of raki. Eventually I read that "ouzo" is probably deriving from Turkish word "üzüm" which is grape. In wikipedia, there are two... more

07/11/19

Are "η" and "οι" pronounced differently?

Are the words probounced differently, or is it only a spelling change?

07/11/19

About Indefinite Articles

Please correct me if I'm wrong with my examples, but I learned that you can omit *Enas*, *Mia*, and *Ena* but I'm having a hard time; For example, if I say "I'm eating an apple" will it be the... more

06/17/19

Is there a list of English words where some of their letters can be replaceed with Greek letters?

Is there a list of English words where some of their letters can be replaceed with Greek letters? for example the word `Archive` can be written as `arXve`, where `X` is the Greek letter `chi`.

05/24/19

Ghamma before epsilon-like sounds: exceptions?

One real steadfast rule all new learners to Modern Greek are given is, γ before an ε-like sound (ε, αι, οι, υ, κτλ) takes on a y-like sound, like the word yes. Are there any common exceptions to... more

05/24/19

Explanation of 'Προσώ ολοταχώς΄παρακαλώ.

In subtitles this translates to 'full ahead'. Individually translating the words seems to get me close to that meaning, but I was wondering if a native/high level speaker could give me some... more

05/24/19

How widespread was literacy in classical Greek in Europe during the medieval period?

How widespread was literacy in classic Greek in Europe during the medieval period? I assume "every" (?) educated person, such as clerks, monks, nobility, judges, doctors and similar knew Latin at... more

05/24/19

Genitive case and word order (indirect objects)

Πουλάω το αυτοκίνητο - I'm selling the car Το Πουλάω του Γιώργου - I'm selling it to George but putting them together Πουλάω το αυτοκίνητο του Γιώργου - I'm selling George's car so we have to... more

05/24/19

Does ”πειθούς δημιουργός είναι ἡ ρητορική" mean "rhetoric is a maker of persuasion”?

And I have one more to ask. The Greek translation of Windsor Palace is "Παλάτι του Γουίνδσωρ". Why "γ" is here?

05/17/19

More ways to learn

Γεια σας r/Greek! I’ve just passed my 3 month mark for studying and even though I seem to have picked up a lot with apps (Duolingo and Memrise) and watching stuff (peppa pig in Greek, and even στο... more

05/17/19

Why is Greek alphabet left-to-right?

05/13/19

What is the best way to learn Greek?

05/13/19

What does “tha fas kala” mean in Greek?

05/11/19

What is the origin of the word, "tribology"?

05/11/19

What is the Greek word for truth?

05/09/19

Differences in meaning of ίσως and μάλλον?

Is there even a difference? If yes could it be that μάλλον has a stronger meaning than ίσως which stands for maybe

05/09/19

What is the Greek word for lion?

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