Useful Greek phrases Walk and Cycle in Crete

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Useful Greek phrases

Useful Greek phrases Walk and Cycle in Crete

The accent indicates where the stress should be placed as the word is spoken. The Greek words are spelt phonetically. If you have time learn the Greek alphabet and more of the Greek language. I have found that the best for me is Greek Language and People, A BBC television course in Modern Greek for beginners.

do you speak English? miláte angliká

I don't understand then katalavéno

I'm lost hathika

HELP voíthiá

hello, goodbye yá sas

please parakaló

thankyou efharistó

no óchi

yes ne

okay endáksi

come éla

good kalós

bad kakos

today símera

how far is the....? poso makriá eínai

is it far from here? eínai makriá po tho

where will we find...? poú na vroúme

where is...? poú eínai

when? póte

what? ti

which? pios

do you have a room? mípos ékete domátio

is there a taverna near here? ipárke tavérna ethó kondá

where are you from? apó poú eísaste

how much does it cost? póso kánei

what time does it leave? ti óra fev´ye

what time does it arrive ti óra ftanei

food to fagitó

water ta neró

I am thirsty thipsáo

medicine phármako

chemists shop pharmakéio

doctor iatrós

hospital nosokoméio

receipt apothiksí

Geography

road thrómos

footpath monopáti

spring pigí

river potamós

ravine faráagi

mountain to voonó

cave spiliá

sea thálassa

beach paralía

harbor limáni

ancient ruins ta arhéa

church eklisía

village horió

house spíti

airport aërothrómio

the weather o kerós

time o kerós

snow hióni

rain vrécki

mist omíhli

cloudy weather sinnefyá

hot zésti

cold krío

Directions

above páno

below káto

northwards pros voriá

southwards pros notiá

eastwards pros anatoliká

westwards pros thitiká

opposite apénandi

go left aristerá

go right theksiá

towards pros

near kondá

far makriá

between metaksí

next to thípla

straight on efithía

straight on ísya

there it is náto

you take tha parete

from apó

it is forbidden apagorévete

it is allowed epitrépete


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