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Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Αρκεϊντάδικο: κατάστημα με ηλεκτρονικά παιχνίδια.

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Αγκρίζομαι: προέρχεται από το αγγλικο angry που σημαίνει θυμώνω.

Anna T

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Dusbi - dustbin
Muppo- mop
Gatch - negatcho- yuk
Buso - bus
Fiha- central heating.
Cubba cup…

Tina K. (via twitter)

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

In our very early twenties we held our first barbecue. We were reliably informed by mum that we sho…

Tagged: London, North

Irene E. (via twitter)

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

‘Bandoffs’ - from ‘παντόφλες’ 🥿 🤣

Tagged: London

Andri P (via twitter)

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

'mpilozourka' = temperatures below zero

The word was mentioned to my sister when she first took …

Tagged: London

Nikos X. (via twitter)

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Negatch
Nεκατσώ is a unique Cypriot phrase. I don’t think any other language provides an equivalen…

Tagged: Birmingham, UK

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Βορειολονδρέζικα: η ντοπιολαλιά των κατοίκων του Βορείου Λονδίνου.

Διαπίστωσα ότι οι Βορειολονδ…

Christala

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Humborger - Hamburger
Fisch ships - fish and chips
Fisadigo - fish and chip shop
Tost - or to…

Christala

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Pyro'wex - Pyrex
As children my sisiter and I would laugh each time our mum use this word ’fefto …

George P. (via twitter)

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

You pbly know these but... Marketa (market) basketa,(basket) buson, (bus)

Daspieris - bin man
a…

Demetries Andreou

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Teivi korder - Tape recorder
Boxin - Box
Pirgos Aidis - Building Society
Billin - The bill
Sind…

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Σενσμπουρίδιο: Σένσμπουρις

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Αιρκοντίσιον: Κλιματισμός

Στα αγγλικά οι Κύπριοι λενε <<Αιρκοντίσιον>> αντί αίρ-κοντίσιονινγκ.

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Βορειολονδρέζος

Ο κάτοικος του Βορείου Λονδίνου.

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Τσαρλοκαλαμαρούι: Αυτός που είναι γέννημα-θρέμμα Βρετανός της κυπριακής καταγωγής και που μιλάει στ…

maria e hatton

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

xsacmaji- cigarette lighter

maria e hatton

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

postoffi- post office
souses- the swings (playground)
englesos- english person
micimouse-any ca…

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Τζειμάκης: χαϊδευτικό του Τζέιμς

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Γκρινφόρδη: Greenford

Bunnybop

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Legelam: leg of lamb
Kedlo: kettle

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Πατατοψαράδικο

Μαγαζί που πουλάει πατατούλες και μπακαλιάρο.

Anastasia

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Baso - Bus
Posta - Letters
Protsa - fork

Constantinos

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Apse ta fota tou pashou - Switch on the passage lights.

My mum would always send me to turn the…

Pav Mastihi

Posted on 05 Jun 2019

HALLOUMINATI THE BAND

The name of the band Halloumunati is a Grenglish name for a punk/ rebetiko…

Panais

Posted on 05 Jun 2019

A few words from the property world
Σεβεγιος (seveyios) derives from surveyor
Βακα (vaka) means v…

Sofia Koutlaki

Posted on 05 Jun 2019

This is a sample from US immigrants from my native island of Kassos, Dodecanese. Its dialect origin…

George Psyllides

Posted on 05 Jun 2019

ta ttollia - as in road tolls in the states

Tagged: USA

Loulla Georgiou

Posted on 05 Jun 2019

Έλα να πάμε Shioppi
Let’s go shopping

Πιός θέλει Fish a chi
Who wants fish and chips?

Είν…

Natasa

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

My grandma is Cypriot and she grew up in London and when she cleans she would always tell me to go …

Kyri P.

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

i fenza (sing.) - fenzes (plural) = fences
🧱
Sharap = quiet (from shut up) e.g. 'kamnis sharap?…

Anna

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

These I heard today from my mother-in-law:

H κουμπανία - company
Ο μάνατζες - manager
O λάλος …

Tagged: London, West

Angeliggi

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

Pieiji - pie man (pie-i-ji)
Moukshak -milkshake
Scarob - scourer courtesy of my dad
Fabrigs - f…

Das

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

Strai - straight on

Eve Michael

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

Basso - bus
Mappos - mop
Slippoues - slippers
To billin - the bill

Pano

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

Ponojeff - headache
Stoffa- fish shop pan
Peripexid - mocked
Negatch - negatcho
Gooms - koume…

Andry M

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

Baso - bus
Boxi - box
Nistepseeing - fasting
Palmers Gri - Palmers Green
Chinezika - Chinese

Andrew

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

Issuriess - Insurance
Marss and Spesser - Marks and Spencer
Machdonas - McDonalds
Checki (or che…

Maria

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

Dresi Gow for dressing Gown

Angie Gray

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Creeps - crisps
Cucumbac - cucumber
Paracetama - paracetamol

Marina Lambrou

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Polishmano for policeman!

It looks and sounds so odd but it’s essentially police+man+o.

It s…

MIRANDA

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Sosinja- sausage
Fishbury park - Finsbury Park
Tornepikekani- Turnpike Lane
Kitchoui - kitche…

Niki

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Notissa - naughty girl
Busseri - bus driver
Cheki -cheque
Slaisa - slice
Taxiji - taxi driver

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Γουεμπλούλης, Γουεμπλούλα, Γουεμπλούλες, Γουεμπλούληδες

Ο κάτοικος του Γουέμπλεϊ ή εκείνος που κ…

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Σαουθγκεϊτούλης, Σαουθγκεϊτούληδες, Σαουθγκεϊτούλα, Σαουθγκεϊτούλες

Ο κάτοικος του Σάουθγκεϊτ …

Dora Michaelides

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

BAMBI BEDS is the Greek word for Bunk Beds (as used by my dad)

MAKRELS (as used by Greek friend …

George Georgiou

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Fishadiko - Fish and Chip shop.
Pi-as - The man who delivers Pies to said Fish amd Chip shop.
Bay…

CHRISTINA GEORGIOU

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Possoffy =Post Office

skioupissa = stupid girl, as in 'bladdy skioupissa bou esai banayia mou'…