Basic vocabulary

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Here are some important terms from everyday Greek life:

Psiloritis December 2017

Preliminary remarks:
the δ is pronounced like a voiced th and the th like a voiceless th.
The accent over a vowel indicates where in the word the stress is.

Greetings
Pronunciation
Greek
Good day
kaliméra
καλημέρα
Good evening
kalispéra
καλησπέρα
Hallo (single person, familiar)
jassou
γεια σου
Hallo (more than one/formal form)
jassas
γεια σας
Welcome (single person, familiar)
kalós ílthes
Καλός ήλθες
Welcome (more than one/formal form)
kalós ílthate
Καλός ίλθατε
Farewells
Pronunciation
Greek
Good evening
kaló vráδi
καλο βράδι
Good night
kaliníchta
καληνύχτα
bye (single person, familiar)
jassou
γεια σου
Bye (more than one/formal form)
jassas
γεια σας
May you be well
na ísse kalá
να είσαι καλά
Good bye
adio
Άντιο
Address
Pronunciation
Greek
How are you? (single person, familiar)
ti kánis?
τι κάνεις
How are you? (more than one/formal form)
ti kánete?
τι κάνετε
What's your name? (single person, familiar)
pos se léne?
πως σε λένε?
Whats you name? (more than one/formal form)
pos sas léne?
Πως σας λένε?
Mister
kírie
κύριε
Mrs
kiría
κυρία
Answer
Pronunciation
Greek
Good, fine!
kalá
καλά
very good!
polí kalá
πολύ καλά
Bad!
kakó!
κακό
Very bad!
polí kakó
πολύ κακό
so-so
étsi kétsi
έτσι κέτσι
Nice, lovely, beautiful
oréa
ωραία
Yes
ναι
No
oíchi
΄Οχι
Courtesy
Pronunciation
Greek
Thank you
efcharistó
ευχαριστώ
Please
parakaló
παρακαλώ
I would like to have ...
tha ithela ..
θα ήθελα ...
Questions
Pronunciation
Greek
Where is...?
pu íne...?
που είναι ...?
Where can I find ...?
pu vrískete...?
που βρίσκεται ...?
What's your name? (single person, familiar)
pos se léne?
πως σε λένε?
What's your name? (more than one/formal form)
pos sas léne?
πως σας λένε?
What is that?
ti íne aftó?
τι είναι αυτό?

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