Top 20 Translated Phrases in Greek Language

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Key to abbreviations: sg = singular (said to one person), pl = plural (said to more than one person), inf = informal

English Greek
Good morning! Καλημέρα σας (Kaliméra sas)

Καλημέρα σου (Kaliméra su)

Καλημέρα (Kaliméra)

Hello Γειά! (Ya) – inf

Γειά σου (Ya su) – inf

Γειά σας (Ya sas) – frm

How are you? Πώς είστε; (Pos íste?) – frm

Πώς είσαι; (Pos íse?) – inf

Τι κάνετε; (Ti kánete?) – frm

Τι κάνεις; (Ti kánis?) – inf

What is your name? Πώς σας λένε; (Pós sas léne?) – frm

Πώς σε λένε; (Pós se léne?) – inf

Πώς λέγεστε; (Pós légeste?) – frm

Πώς λέγεσαι; (Pós légese?) – inf

Πώς ονομάζεστε; (Pós onomázeste?) – frm

Πώς ονομάζεσαι; (Pós onomázese?) – inf

Ποιό είναι το όνομά σας; (Pyó íne to ónomá sas?) – frm

Ποιό είναι το όνομά σου; (Pyó íne to ónomá su?) – inf

Long time no see Καιρό έχουμε να τα πούμε! (Keró éhume na ta púme!

[lit “we haven’t talked for a long time”])

Καιρό έχω να σας δω! (Keró ého na sas do) – frm

Καιρό έχω να σε δω! (Keró ého na se do) – inf

Please Παρακαλώ (Parakaló)
Good luck! Καλὴ τύχη! (Kalí tíhi)
Excuse me Με συγχωρείς! (Me sinhorís) – inf

Με συγχωρείτε! (Me synhoríte) – frm

Cheers! Good Health!

(Toasts used when drinking)

Στην υγειά σου! (Stin iyá su!) – sg

Στην υγειά μας! (Stin iyá mas!) – pl including self

Στην υγειά σας! (Stin iyá sas!) – pl not including self

Είς υγείαν! (Is iyían)

Bon voyage /

Have a good journey

Καλό ταξίδι! (Kaló taksídi!)
Have a nice day Νάσαι καλά! (Náse kalá!) – inf

Νάστε καλά! (Náste kalá!) – frm

– “May you be well”

Bon appetit /

Have a nice meal

Καλή όρεξη! (Kalí óreksi!)
Thank you Ευχαριστώ (Efharistó )

Ευχαριστώ πολύ (Efharistó polí)

Sorry Συγνώμη! (Sygnómi)

Λυπάμαι! (Lypáme [lit. “I’m saddened”]) – more frm

Get well soon Περαστικά (Perastiká)
Leave me alone! Άφησέ με ήσυχο! (Áfisé me ísiho!) – m/inf

Άφησέ με ήσυχη! (Áfisé me ísihi!) – f/inf

Αφήστε με ήσυχο! (Afíste me ísiho!) – m/frm

Αφήστε με ήσυχη! (Afíste me ísihi!) – m/frm

Please speak more slowly Παρακαλώ μιλάτε πιο αργά (Parakaló miláte pyo argá) – frm

Παρακαλώ μιλάς πιο αργά (Parakaló mílas pyo argá) – inf

I love you Σ΄αγαπώ (S’agapó) – inf

Σας αγαπώ (Sas aghapó) – frm

How much is this? Πόσα κοστίζει αυτό; (Pósa kostízi aftó?)

Πόσο κάνει αυτό; (Póso káni aftó?)

Pleased to meet you Πόσα κοστίζει αυτό; (Pósa kostízi aftó?)

Πόσο κάνει αυτό; (Póso káni aftó?)


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