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Tag: Greek language
Commonly used in every day as part of the Greek language, when many Greek idioms are translated literally the results are often very puzzling and sometimes hilarious for non-Greek speakers. Here are some of our favourite and funny Greek one-liners.
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.
The Olympic Anthem was sung in Greek by forty Chinese children during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing on Friday. The Greek words were learned by the Chinese children in less than three months.
Greek City Times speaks exclusively with Tony Kariotis, otherwise known as @iamgreece on social media, to discuss what birthed his comical ‘Apagorevete’ catchphrase and viral video skit series.
Through Ancient Greek history, our ancestors from pre-Homeric to Homeric times had invented the Ancient Greek language, which is the treasury and genesis to all mankind and from the foundation of the language derived, most other languages were born.
The final brush strokes have been painted on a new mural in the Sydney suburb of Marrickville as part of the celebration of 200 years of Greek Independence.
We’ve all been guilty of mishearing song lyrics that somehow, at the time, in some way, seemed to make sense to us. But do not fear – let bygones be bygones, as you can now find the lyrics to your favourite Greek songs, scrolling in real time on Spotify. Did someone say “Greek karaoke party”??!
In a bid to distance itself from a series of embarrassing scandals, Facebook renames itself ‘Meta’. Like so many other things, we have the ancient Greeks to thank for the word ‘meta’, which was a word they used to mean “after” or “beyond.”