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Common Words in the Greek and Turkish Language

There are over three hundred Turkish words that are used daily in the Greek language. This is not surprising given the fact that Greeks were under Ottoman occupation for four hundred years. The period of Ottoman rule was a dark...

BBC Offers Some Translations of Trending Greek Expressions

Love was in the air on February 14, since it was Valentine's Day and the BBC certainly took notice of the holiday. BBC radio offered up some English translations of love-inspired Greek terms, such as “philotimo” and “philoxenia,” which...

10+1 Well-Known Greek Words

Every year, millions of tourists come to Greece for vacation in an attempt to get to know the Greek culture for which they have heard so much about. When taking a stroll through the city of Athens, Greece, or an...