106 Answered Questions for the topic Greek

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05/09/19

What is the Greek word for lion?

Greek

05/09/19

Romanisation of accented Ωs and Ηs

Γεια σε όλους! I am currently researching the similarities between European languages, and while researching, I romanised the Greek alphabet, romanising the omega as ō, and the eta as ē.... more
Greek

05/09/19

Are Greeks Mongols?

Greek

05/06/19

What part of the conjugation is Θυμήσου?

I'm not able to place it in my conjugation knowledge at the moment. Cheers
Greek

05/05/19

Is there a faster way to say the year in a date?

Hey everyone! I was wondering if there is a faster way to say dates in Greek. Like in English, I can say "19-29" instead of "one thousand nine hundred and twenty-nine". Is there a similar thing in... more
Greek

05/03/19

what does ίσα ίσα mean?

Γεια σας, I am trying to learn greek and I think that through watching movies and tv shows it might become easier to get used to the language. Do you have any recommendations to where I can find... more
Greek

05/01/19

What do the Greek words “zoi mou” mean in English?

Greek

05/01/19

What factors led Ancient Greek to become a dead language?

Greek

05/01/19

How old is the Greek language? What are its origins?

Greek

05/01/19

How long does it take to learn Greek?

Greek

05/01/19

Cat- and dog-lovers in Modern Greek

Hello, Today's word at wordsmith.org is **ailurophile**: >MEANING: >noun: One who loves cats. >ETYMOLOGY: >From Greek ailuro- (cat) + -phile (lover). More common, of... more
Greek

05/01/19

Meaning of ίσος in this context

Γεια σε όλους σας, I wondering what role ίσος (ίσο) plays in this sentence, and how the meaning is different without it: "Η Γαια γέννησε ίσο με αυτήν τον Ουρανό και μετά τα Όρη και τον Πόντο" This... more
Greek

05/01/19

Koine vs Modern

What’s the difference grammatically? I hear those who understand modern can understand koine as well?

04/25/19

What is the ancient Greeek word for the language "Aramaic"?

I found this Greek word: " Ἑβραΐς " which translates as "Hebrew". But I want to know what the ancient word for "Aramaic" would have been around 1900 years ago. They were two different languages,... more
Greek

04/23/19

Help! I'm trying to create a name using Greek!

Ok so the name "Alexander" I've heard comes from the Greek name Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, help" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive... more
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04/23/19

Verb principle parts

I've been learning greek for a couple months now and I'm loving it, but I am having trouble memorizing verb forms. Do verbs have a set of principle parts that you can derive the other forms from?
Greek

04/23/19

Word order for “it” VS other nouns

Γεια σας, r/Greek! I’ve been going through language transfer, and it’s been so helpful! I’m at around lesson 22, and I have a question about word order. I know it isn’t as important in Greek... more
Greek

04/23/19

Your favorite childhood stories

Hi! I’m learning Greek and am trying to improve my reading skills. If it wouldn’t be too much to ask someone who grew up speaking and reading Greek, what are/were your favorite children’s stories?... more
Greek

04/19/19

Why is good morning Kalymera but not Kaly-proee?

Morning is 'pro-ee' on its own.

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