Here’s a list of some of the Greek words and phrases we are practicing. See this post for more.
Good morning Kalimera kah-lee-MEHR-rah
Good afternoon / evening Kalispera kah-lees-PEH-rah
Good night Kalinikta kah-lee-NEEK-tah
Goodbye kherete KHE-reh-tay
Hello Yassou YAH-sue
How are you? Ti kanis? tee-KAH-nis
Well / good Poli kala po-LEE kah-LAH
Thank you Efkharisto eff-kah-rees-TOH
You’re welcome / please Parakalo pah-rah-kah-LOH
Sorry Signomi seegh-NO-mee
Yes Ne neh
No Ohi OH-hee
What’s your name? Pos se lene? POHS seh LEH-neh
My name is… Me lene… meh LEH-neh…
Do you speak English? Milas Anglika? mee-LAHS Ang-lee-KAH?
I don’t understand Den Katalaveno then’ kah-tah-lag-VEH-no
Can you help me? Borite na me? boh-REE-teh nah
What time is it? Ti ora ine? tee OH-rah EE-neh
Where is…? Pou ine? POO EE-neh
I want… Thelo THEH-loh
How much is it? Poso kani poh-soh KAH-nee
Left Aristera ah-rees-teh-RAH
Right Dexia thek-see-AH
Open Aniktos ah-neek-TOHS
Closed Klistos klees-TOHS
Letter I Pronounced as “ee” (rhymes with “see”)
Letter G Pronounced as the letter “y”.
Letter D Pronounced as you would pronounce the soft “th” in “theology”.
For more lessons, check out:
The Greek alphabet, numbers and commonly used phrases.