In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Dozens of theater companies in Athens, Thessaloniki, and other areas, perform contemporary works and ancient dramas in modern Greek.
- The carved inscriptions on the Stone included hieroglyphics - the written language of ancient Egypt - and Greek, which was readily understood.
- About 98 percent of Greece's people speak Greek as their first language.
- As the Arab Empire grew, Arabic replaced the Aramaic, Coptic, Greek, and Latin languages and became the main instrument of Arab culture.
- Many of the letters used in writing these languages are derived from ancient Greek.
- Being very near to the centre of Hellenistic world, Greek remained the main language of book writing at Alexandria.
- Inscription are also found in different languages such as German, Chinees, Greek, Arabic and many other languages.
- He was a man of immense learning, with a wide knowledge of the sciences and of languages: Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic.
- The new languages include Czech, Danish, Dutch, Greek, Hungarian, Norwegian, Polish and Swedish.
- Talented scientists translated and preserved ancient Greek, Persian and Indian manuscripts.
- I have a major in classical languages, Greek and Ancient Hebrew, and a minor in Philosophy.
- In the Hellenistic era Greek was introduced and spoken along with Aramaic.
- It is written in two languages: Greek and Latin.
- I am skilled in many languages including Latin, Greek, Aramaic and Demotic.
- The accents and other diacritical marks we now use to write ancient Greek are comparatively late inventions.
- Tyndale was a brilliant translator who knew eight languages including Greek, the language of the New Testament and Hebrew, the language of the Old.
- Every generation, poets and scholars try their hands at translating Homer from ancient Greek into modern languages.
- Like all other languages, Greek has its unique characteristics.
- The official language is Romanian, which has Latin roots that date back to the Roman occupation of the area but also contains words from Greek, Slavic languages, and Turkish.
- This second translation will be from their stronger language, English, into their weaker language, Greek.
2(person)griego masculinegriega feminine
- The Turks and Greeks have made much of the lemon in their cooking, using it both as marinade and dressing.
- It turned out she was Turkish Cypriot and had had an affair with a Greek Cypriot, and because Turks and Greeks didn't get on back then, her friends disowned her.
- We had Croatians, Italians, Greeks, etc., and it was a very diverse cultural mix.
- It is the home of various people including Albanians, Vlachs, Greeks, Serbs, Bulgars, and Turks.
- The ancient Macedonians were considered non-Greek but are claimed as co-nationals by the modern Greeks.
- But the Finns, like the French and Greeks and Irish and the rest of them are quite happy with the euro.
- The Greeks like the idea of backgammon, a national obsession, or paradosiaki hori, their traditional dancing.
- At weekends, parties of Greeks descend from Athens, three and a half hours away by car.
- The impact of the story on Greece and Greeks would be hard to exaggerate.
- Turks, Arabs, Greeks, Armenians, Slavs, and Jews were represented.
- Groups of ethnic Greeks and Turks waved at each other as they walked across the buffer zone that 24 hours earlier had been a no-man's land.
- Petko was popular among ethnic Bulgarians, Turks and Greeks because he defended the rights of all poor among them.
- According to official figures, 98% of Greeks are Greek Orthodox Christians.
- In American folklore, however, the same activity is associated with modern Greeks.
- Typical of the Greeks ' modern cuisine are feta cheese and retsina wine.
- Scots regard whisky as a more traditional drink, while Spaniards, Greeks, Thais and Americans view it as trendy.
- For the Greeks it is a matter of national pride, and over the next three weeks Athens will have to prove itself capable of hosting the modern games.
- She spent long years in exile and became a symbol for Greeks all over the world as well as for Greek national music.
- Other minority populations in Armenia include Russians, Greeks, and Jews.
- One third of the population - Greeks as well as Turks - were forced to leave their homes.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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