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Ancient Greece Greek language words

Did you know many English words have Greek roots?

Greek is ranked as the richest language in the world with 5 million words and 70 million word types. It is well-known that languages all across the globe – including English – have borrowed a myriad of words, phrases and expressions from Greek. Here is a short list of English words that are used daily by English speakers that are fully taken from the Greek language.

Tsaltas

“Greece can be a leader in Europe.” Achilles Tsaltas, VP of The New York Times, discusses the future of media in Greece

Achilles Tsaltas, the Vice President International Conferences, The New York Times and current President of the Foundation for Democracy and Culture says, “We, as an institution of the Athens Democracy Forum, believe much more in Europe as the core centre of the Western culture, rather than America. The US democracy has suffered a great shock recently, and so, America has a lot of work to do inside. The ones who can save Western civilisation are European countries.”