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Learn Greek > Some basic words July 6, 2006

Posted by grhomeboy in Learn To Speak Greek.
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Ellinika’:  Basike’s le’ksis (Basic Words)

(English = Ellinika)

Yes =  Nai’
No =  O’hi
Thank you =  Efharisto’
Thank you very much =  Efharisto’ poli’
You’re welcome =  Parakalo’
Please =  Parakalo’
Excuse me =  signo’mi
Hello =  gia’sou
Goodbye =  andi’o sas
So long =  gia’ hara’
Good morning =  kalime’ra
Good afternoon =  kalo’ mesime’ri
Good evening =  kalispe’ra
Good night =  kalini’hta
I do not understand =  Den katalave’no
How do you say this in [English]? =  Pos to le’te sta [Agglika’]
Do you speak … =  Mila’te …
English =  Agglika’
French =  Gallika’
German =  Germanika’
Spanish =  Ispanika’
Chinese =  Kine’zika
 
I =  Ego’
We =  emi’s
You (singular, familiar) =  esi’
You (singular, formal) =  esi’s
You (plural) =  esi’s
They =  afti’
What is your name? =  Pos se le’ne?
Nice to meet you. =  He’ro poli’
How are you? =  Ti ka’nete?
Good =  kala’
Bad =  a’shima
So so =  e’tsi ke e’tsi
Wife =  i si’zigos
Husband =  o si’zigos
Daughter =  i ko’ri 
Son =  o gio’s
Mother =  mite’ra
Father =  pate’ras
Friend =  o fi’los
Where is the bathroom? Where is the toilet? =  Pu’ i’ne i tuale’ta?
 

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