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Sophoulikans

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

1) Fanos = extractor fan. Deriving from the word Fan
2) Ketlos = kettle.
3) Chekki = Cheque
4) B…

andreashcy

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Hartakas = Heart Attack ( Έπιαντον ο χάρτακας)
Busso = Bus
Ketlos = kettle (βάλτον κετλον πανω - …

Pav Panayioti Mastihi

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Οι πιτλοι/ the Beatles ( the band, not the insects)

Ο ποηφρε/ boyfriend

Η κεηφρε/ the girlfr…

Pav panayioti mastihi

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

GORY

Gory roughly translates as hey you or hey girl used when women address each other.

Tech…

Andrea gregoriou

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Grookis = crook
Hamin= Ham

Terry Jacovides

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

Fuckinglikia

This has always been one of my favourites, referring to an altercation where it's …

Das

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

Baso = bus
Dasbi = dustbin
Bastoui = little shit
Interneck = internet
Birmiha = Birmingham
B…

Das

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

Asdan= Asda

Reen W

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

Fishadiko- fish restaurant 🤣

Jason

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

Mercendez = the Cypriot Mercedes car

Tagged: mercedes

Lena

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

Ishouries= insurance
Freeza=freezer
Sausa=saucer
Postatzis=postman
Parathiras=window cleaner
B…

Maria

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

Kitchi for kitchen
Toile for toilet
Hodeli for hotel
Televisho for television
Grema for crea…

Maria

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

Domado sos for tomato sauce

Niovi

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

na chekkarw ton billy

chekkarw = check
billy = bill

Maria

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

marmelash for marble arch

Maria

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

Mapos for mop instead of flockos

Marina

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

Θα πάρω την μπασκέτα, να πάω στην μαρκέτα να πάρω δκιο τρεις μπόξιες φρούτα, μετά να πκιάνω το πάσο…

Andreas

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

Londresos/Londresa
Someone who leaves in London

Sophie

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

Friza = Freezer
Taspi = Dust bin

Frosa

Posted on 02 Jun 2019

Buso. - bus
Caro. Pronounced Garo - car
Marketa - market
Trucki - truck

SARAH A

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

polishmános - policeman
bússo - bus
pátti glí - Turnpike Lane
goungrí - Wood Green
tósta - toas…

Apostoli

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Fucklikkin - severely messed up situation

Andy

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Exubeny = Woolworths
Muxessbesses = M&S
Sessburi = Sainsbury’s
Grouchae = Crouch End
Greel…

Simon savva

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Bank, banga
Grill , grilla
Market, marketa
Slugs, slags (my personal favourite!)
Hysterecto…

Adonis Florides

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

A few words from the vocabulary used by Cypriots soldiers in the British army during WW2 as I remem…

Savvas Paphitis

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Gatto: a domesticated cat.

Savvas Paphitis

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Mickimouse: the word used by yiayia for literally EVERY cartoon tv show (whether it’s Disney or no…

Penny

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

sausiga / sausage
queena/queen
Banga/bank
Parkaro/ park the card
Fishadiko/ fish shop
Stampa/s…

Adonis Florides

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Vocabulary used in the clothing industry during the 1970/80s

i mashina = machinist (female)
i m…

Marikou

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

koflex - cereal of any kind
ambula - ambulance
koacola - a can/bottle of coke
love this project.

Elia Charalambous

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Shevvies Bush - Shepards Bush
Buso - Bus
Buseries - Bus Driver
Fisha Chip - Fish and Chips
Kett…

Andreas

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Kétlo - kettle
Baso - bus
Chíki/chígi -chicken
Polishmános - policeman
Restoran - restaurant
H…

Tsangari and Stavrou

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Tjeli=hair gel
South Africa

Tsangari and Stavrou

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Pharma=farm
South Africa

Tsangari and Stavrou

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Pitzames = pyjamas
South Africa

Maria Ioannou

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Cuppi-cup
Roofi-roof
Floori-floor
Booko-book
Choonga- chewing gum
Bitcha-bitch
Carro-car ( mo…

Maria

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Buseri - the bus drive

Postaji - the postman

Checkin - the cheque

Billin - the bill

Fis…

Kyri

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Damisis - Thames
Shortaki - shorts
Muppa - football

Andros Mavroleftheros

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Ttatta - ta (Thanks)
Koutsia street - Goodge Street

Ττάττα ρα Τταλλού τζαι ση γιου στο Κούτσια …

Helen Evangelou

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Bobligao = Public House (pub)
Exapenni = Woolworth (everything for sale was under sixpence, someti…

Andros Mavroleftheros

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Pilozirin/Pilozirka - Below zero
Lekia - Lakes

Εππέσαν Πιλοζίρκα τζαι παγωσασιν τα Λέκια!

Michael Lysandrou

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Kitchi...kitchen
Trafusga square
Umbulaa... ambulance
Mickey mouse..any cartoon
Korflaae...any …

Machinin

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Machinin for Machine

Kyri P

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

My mother said this me today which made me smile.

O Daddis sou which translated means "Your Da…

Tagged: Daddis

Andry

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Craftissa - crafty female
Snikissa - sneaky female
Amboularis - paramedic
Chainezos - Chinese pe…

Peter G

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

From Australia, mostly from speaking to grandparents (Greek and Cypriot):
Floori - floor
Garagi- …

Yianna Hajiantonis

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

In the early days we used to have Scotties (another brand name like Kleenex) tissues.
We used to …

Stella

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Chigoui -chicken
Kazi- Gas