Although most Zakynthians speak good English (predominantly in
the resorts) making the effort to speak a little bit of Greek
is certainly good for international relations!
No = Ohi
Good morning = Kalimera
Good night = Kalinihta
How are you = Ti kanete
Pleased to meet you = hero poli
= ya sas (formal) / ya sous (if you know the person
Goodbye = andio
me = me sinhorite
Please = parakalo
Thank you = efharisto
You're welcome = parakalo
OK = endaksi
I need a doctor = hriazome yatro
Can you take me to the hospital = borite na me pate sto nosokomio
Where is ...? = pou ine ...?
My name is ... = me lene ...
I am a vegetarian = ime hortofaghos
Do you serve vegetarian food? = servirete fayito ya hortofaghous?
Very nice = Poli oreo
Beach = paralia
Have a nice trip = Kalo taxidi
I need a taxi = hriazome ena taxi
Cheers! = stin iyia sas!
Bon appetit! = kali oreski!
I am drunk = methisa
I have a bad headache = eho meghalo ponokefalo
(for smokers) It's a filthy habit! = to xero pos ine vromikh sinithia!
you want to know how to pronounce some Greek words and phrases
before you, take a look at this useful website -
Quickfix - Greek