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The Greek Polyglot Who Speaks 32 Languages

Ioannis Ikonomou, a Greek translator, is not the average polyglot who speaks four or five languages, he speaks 32 -- 16 of them fluently.

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...

International Delphi Meetup in Ancient Greek and Latin

A meetup exclusively in Latin and ancient Greek language  took place at the Delphi Economic Forum 2022.

5-Year-Old Boy with Autism Can Write in 10 Languages, Including Greek

A 5-year-old boy with autism who has a photographic memory and the amazing ability to read and write 10 languages, including Greek, has stunned social media users. The boy, Sebastian Esposito, regularly uploads impressive clips to the social media site...

Multilingual Journalist Reports From Ukraine in Six Different Languages

A multilingual journalist's coverage of the Ukraine crisis — in six languages — made waves on social media on Monday. In a video posted to Twitter, Philip Crowther, a journalist for The Associated Press, detailed the developing conflict with Russia,...

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. Italian was rated the sexiest of all the world's languages. In the study, the heart rates of participants from diverse...

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...