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How Ancient Greeks Shaped the Latin Alphabet

The Latin alphabet is undoubtedly the world's most recognizable form of written language, whose history goes back in time to the eras of ancient Greek and Roman dominance of the entire Western world. In its modern form, with its many...

Greek Among Sexiest Languages in the World, Study Finds

According to new research conducted by the e-learning platform Preply, Greek is the fifth-sexiest language after Russian, French, Portuguese, and Italian, which was rated the sexiest of all the world's languages. In the study, the heart rates of participants from...

French Government Supports Bid to Include Greek in UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage

A cultural association from the French town of Autun published a manifesto on Saturday asking for the Ancient Greek and Latin languages to be included in UNESCO's list of entities which are part of the world's "Intangible Cultural Heritage." Their...

New Dictionary Reveals Common Words in Turkish, Greek-Cypriot Dialects

Although Turkish and Greek Cypriots remain divided by language, a new 3,500-entry dictionary launched this week promises to uncover common words and phrases shared by the island’s two communities. Backed by the Cypriot government, the new dictionary promises to grab...

A Greek Translator Equipped with 32 Different Languages

Could a Greek become a new top candidate for the "Guinness World Records" list of most languages spoken? Ioannis Ikonomou, a translator who lives in Brussels and works for the European Commission, speaks 32 languages, all of them fluently. His...