In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1chipriota feminineGreek/Turkish Cypriot — greco-/turco-chipriota masculine
- A little older and a great deal larger than his peers, the 17-year-old Cypriot is built like a tank.
- The Senate shall be composed of an equal number of Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots.
- Greek Cypriots generally maintain close ties with friends of the same sex.
- The border was partly reopened last year after pressure from Turkish and Greek Cypriots pushed their respective leaders into talks.
- For Cypriots, membership of the European Union is far down the list of political priorities.
- A Cypriot presidential spokesman said the majority of those on board were Greek Cypriots.
- Makarios was not only the spiritual leader of Greek Cypriots, but was also their political leader.
- Poles, Slovaks and Cypriots don't defer to Paris or Berlin.
- Both Greek and Turkish Cypriots prefer to think of themselves as living close to Europe rather than Africa and the Middle East.
- Greek and Turkish Cypriots will vote on reunification a week before Cyprus joins the EU on May 1.
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