Contributions

Pantelis S (via twitter)

Posted on 08 Jul 2019

Sarjis .. Sergeant
Gabedanios ... Captain
Billotos .. Pilot
Aeroblano ... Airplane
Ellicobte…

Tagged: professions

Kyri P.

Posted on 07 Jul 2019

fatta (or farta) = fat woman

Tagged: London, West

Peter Papacosta

Posted on 07 Jul 2019

I remember my yia yia when she tried to say thank you. It came out as thekyou

Tagged: Thank, Thekyou, =, you

Keko

Posted on 06 Jul 2019

Some of the many many grenlish words I hear from my grandparents:

Kkonteina (singular, feminine)…

LURUCiNALI

Posted on 05 Jul 2019

pinas = peanuts

ais borg krisbi leters = crispy iceberg lettuce

garlegs = garlic

brod bi…

Mar mar

Posted on 05 Jul 2019

Daspi- dust bin
Blokos - street block

Andy (via twitter)

Posted on 05 Jul 2019

Plumas (Plumber)
Lektrisha (Electrician)
Fishas (Fish and chips shop owner(ME)) and my favourit…

Mr Way (via twitter)

Posted on 05 Jul 2019

Polishmanos
Chefis
Cumboy (cowboy) was a nickname for a friend

Tagged: London, professions;

Pantelis S (via twitter)

Posted on 05 Jul 2019

Farmathoros .. farmer
Gaffejis .. cafe owner
Hehmasta .. headmaster
Cuntunt .. accountant
D…

Tagged: professions

Longjacket

Posted on 05 Jul 2019

Fishburi Park- Finsbury Park

Longjacket

Posted on 05 Jul 2019

Banga- Bank
Postofi- Post Office
Postijis- Postman
Kedlon- Kettle
Machdonna- Mcdees
Ston Turko…

Andy P

Posted on 05 Jul 2019

Hari Pak Lane
Some kind of Cypriot malfunction when trying to say Turnpike Lane but morphing it wi…

Andy P

Posted on 05 Jul 2019

Mashingez
Machine Guns

Andreas Georgiou

Posted on 04 Jul 2019

Ela funni Castle - Elephant and Castle

Exapenni - old pre decimal sixpence

To Exapenni - Wool…

Michele

Posted on 03 Jul 2019

I heard another one tonight from my auntie -emoovare ...
She moved!!

Tagged: London, North

Maria

Posted on 03 Jul 2019

Gayfren.... girlfriend 😂 that's what my father in law said tonight 😂😂😂

Tagged: London, North

Maria

Posted on 03 Jul 2019

Before I forget.
Grenglish word
Unsure if it's been used

Parkari... Ebien Na Parkari 🤣

Tagged: London, North

Sotiris Hajittofi (sidney)

Posted on 03 Jul 2019

box- boxin. boxes- boxia(boksha, it's important to get the pronounciation correct)
list- lista,…

Sotiris Hajittofi (Sidney)

Posted on 03 Jul 2019

box- boxin. boxes- boxia(boksha, it's important to get the pronounciation correct)
list- lista,…

Maria N. (via twitter)

Posted on 02 Jul 2019

My Dad’s aunt lived in St John’s Wood - she would say she took “the buso to Captain Down to go to …

Andy (via twitter)

Posted on 02 Jul 2019

Continuing with the add an "a" to English words to turn them into Cypriot, how many people had thei…

Tagged: Chichester

Kyp

Posted on 02 Jul 2019

Crookithes = crooks or scammers

Xpisto

Posted on 01 Jul 2019

Yiayias favourite singer:

Gliffdis - cliff richards

JohnA (via twitter)

Posted on 01 Jul 2019

Buseri
Fishatiko
Nti-keta = generic word for train pass, theatre seat or parking fine

Tagged: London

John

Posted on 30 Jun 2019

Brand names. All my parents toothpastes were Gol-gate

John

Posted on 30 Jun 2019

A very good friend of mine created the word antisiseptic. Pronounced the Greek way Andi...etc. she …

Cos

Posted on 30 Jun 2019

Hoping some of these qualify. Some of these relate to the fish and chip business my parents ran. Do…

Kyri

Posted on 30 Jun 2019

As it's hay-fever season my Grenglish word is "Apptchuristigga" I sneezed.

Rebecca Z. (via email)

Posted on 30 Jun 2019

Blockarisnemo / blockaristiken , blockaro , blockaredde Mas .

Tagged: London

Lydia

Posted on 30 Jun 2019

Polishmanos = Policeman

Tagged: London, North

Katerina

Posted on 30 Jun 2019

Kichi -kitchen

Tagged: London, North

Choftes

Posted on 29 Jun 2019

To talk choftes is to talk rubbish.

"You chat choftes"

"What is this choftes"

Athi

Posted on 28 Jun 2019

Parkin- parking

Tagged: London, North

Stallo

Posted on 28 Jun 2019

Notisa = naughty.
Hotelli = hotel.
Chinezika = Chinese
Stub…

Tagged: London, North

Anna & George G

Posted on 28 Jun 2019

Billi - bill
beboui - baby
shoppia - shops

Tagged: nicosia

Pepa

Posted on 28 Jun 2019

η λέττα - οι λέττες: letter-letters
✉📧📨📩📬📭📮

Tagged: London, West

Stallo

Posted on 28 Jun 2019

Orinja = orangeade

Tagged: London, North

Michael H. (via email)

Posted on 28 Jun 2019

In Australia the Cypriots say "ordeno" for "order". This is used when someone calls for to order fo…

Tagged: australia, Brisbane, -

Nicos

Posted on 28 Jun 2019

Clapshomjuckshone
Clapham junction
Wimbledon - wimblieadon

Soteres Polydorou

Posted on 28 Jun 2019

Koungri (concrete)
Pistola (any hand tool that resembles a hand pistol)
Rufkianos (raffian)
For…

Pav masthi

Posted on 27 Jun 2019

Πιζινες/ πιζινες Μάν ( obviously business/ business man. The way it’s used has cultural connotation…

Litsa

Posted on 27 Jun 2019

How about blondissa-blonde

Tagged: London, North

Stallo

Posted on 27 Jun 2019

Eh chakara = I’ve checked

Tagged: London, North

Rebecca Z. (via email)

Posted on 27 Jun 2019

fishadiggon for fish and chip shop

Tagged: London

Rebecca Z. (via email)

Posted on 27 Jun 2019

Slyeesooess for slices of something

Busserris for bus driver

Posta for post

Postaro P…

Tagged: London

Stallo

Posted on 26 Jun 2019

Resdora = restaurant

Tagged: London, North

Maria

Posted on 26 Jun 2019

O shofferis mas ehathiken
Another one
😂

Tagged: London

Mr P

Posted on 26 Jun 2019

I’m thinking Barberis for barber or is that just how us villagers speak lol 😂