Anthony Prokopiou

Posted on 15 May 2020

Bre Cro (Brent Cross....Shopping Centre)

Centra (Centre)…


Posted on 25 Jan 2020

This is a homage to my grandad/papou

Sheppi Bou = Shepherd's Bush
Wemblay = Wembley
Wimblido =…

Luke K. (via email)

Posted on 09 Sep 2019

I am fascinated by your research into Grenglish. I was born and brought up in London, UK, originall…


Posted on 11 Aug 2019

Basso.... meaning Bus
Marketta...meaning Market
Edmonto Gree.... Edmonton Green
Fishatiko... Fis…

Tony Tasou

Posted on 22 Jul 2019

What a lovely project, to raise the profile of our Cypriot patois.

Some words that come to mind,…


Posted on 17 Jun 2019

Dusbyeris - dustmen
Busseris - bus driver
Biltaes- builders
Fishouinges- Fish fingers


Posted on 11 Jun 2019

con fleis = any cereal
marketa = market
ambula = ambulance
dasbi = dustbin
na bookaro = to b…

Tagged: London, North, in, village

Anna T

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

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


Posted on 04 Jun 2019

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


Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Possoffy =Post Office

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


Posted on 03 Jun 2019

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


Posted on 02 Jun 2019

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

Pav Panayioti Mastihi

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Μαππος/ mop
Χουβα/ vaccume cleaner
Μιτρα/ meter (as in gas or Electric meter. Possibly not used n…


Posted on 01 Jun 2019

To taspi = the dustbin
To akkontisho = the aircondition
Rimoout kkontro = remote control

Tagged: Dustbin