Just a reminder when seeing each other around campus try out some of the words you know, like hello and how are you? That way you feel comfortable using the language.
kalimera = good morning - καλημέρα. Used both when coming to and going away from a place.
kalispera = good afternoon - καλησπέρα. Used only when coming to a place or meeting someone in the evening or at night.
kalinihta = good night - καληνύχτα. Used only as a goodbye greeting in the evening or at night.
This week's Lesson:
We watched a Greek 101 Common words and Phrases - Level 1 on youtube, I have attached the link. Please watch this a couple of times to get some of the words down.
The important ones from the video:
Τι κάνετε - How are you? Te-Kanete
καλα, Good, kala
ναί - Yes, ne (A slight head nod)
όχι - No, O-He (A look up with the eyes)
τι - What, Tee (Hand gesture with thumb and pointer out, and a turn of the wrist)
ευχαριστώ - Thank You, efharisto
παρακαλώ - Please, your welcome, Parakalow
Δεν καταλαβαίνω - I don't understand, den katalaveno
Θα ήθελα - I would like.. Tha-Ethela
περίπτερο - Kiosk - Pereptero
νερό- Water, nerho
λεμονάδα -Lemonade, Lemonada
Παγωτό - Icecream, Pago̱tó
γυρο - Gyro - Herho
χοιρινό - Pork, Hereno
κοτόπουλο - Chicken, kotópoulo
απ Όλα - Everything on it (Tomato, cucumber sause, Onions, Potatos)
χωρίς- With out, cho̱res
Μιλάτε αγγλικά - Do you speak English, milas anglika?
πώς λέτε .. How do you say ... in Greek? pos les ... sta elinika?
Here is a good site that allows you to hear the different conversational phrases.
This has the ones from the video, and more so that site is helpful.