Learn Greek


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Learn some simple phrases to start you off. Click on the Greek phrase to hear the pronunciation.

Hello         Γειά σου   Yassou    (informal, with friends)     Γειά σας   (formal, with strangers)

Goodbye       Αντίο     Andio

Yes                Ναι          Ne

No                Όχι          Ochi

Please            παρακαλώ    Parakalo

Thank you       Ευχαριστώ    Efcharisto

Good morning     Καλημέρα   Kalimera      Καλημέρα σας   Kalimera sas (more formal)

Good evening   Καλησπέρα   Kalispera

Good night      Καληνύχτα     Kalinichta

How are you?  Τι κάνετε;  Tee Kanete?    or  Πώς είστε;  Pos eeste? (formal)

I’m fine thank you ; and you?  Καλά (είμαι), σας ευχαριστώ. Εσείς;  Kalá [íme], sas efharistó. Esís?

Learn more:    BBC Languages has a useful beginner’s guide which can be found here .

An introduction to the Greek Alphabet here