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Greek Useful Phrases and how to pronounce them

Here are some links from around the web, but make sure to practise your Greek useful phrases with our audio hearings below.

Collections of Greek phrases (some with audio)

A collection of Greek useful phrases. Click on the Greek phrases to listen to an audio recording of the pronunciation

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


Ελληνικά (Greek)

I’m fine thanks, and you

Τι κάνεις; (ti kánis?) – inf
(kalá [íme], sas efharistó. Esís?) – frm
Καλά (είμαι), ευχαριστώ. Εσύ;
(kalá [íme], efharistó. Esí?) – inf

Bon Voyage – Happy Journey

Bon Voyage – Successful Journey

Excuse me? To Attract Attention

Excuse me? To ask someone to move

You’re Welcome

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Greek audio and translations provided by Γιάννης Χαραλάμπους (Yannis Haralambous), Mike Sarafidis and Menelaos Alidjoglou

Other Links for Phrases

Common Greek Phrases

Some Common Expressions in Modern Greek

BBC – Quick Fix of essential Phrases

Greek for Tourists

Greek General Words with Audio