Contributions

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,…

Kyri P.

Posted on 07 Jul 2019

fatta (or farta) = fat woman

Tagged: London, West

Pepa

Posted on 28 Jun 2019

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

Tagged: London, West

Pav masthi

Posted on 27 Jun 2019

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

Jon Donnis

Posted on 20 Jun 2019

Sapnab - Sat Nav (Satellite navigation)

Jon Donnis

Posted on 20 Jun 2019

"Hem / Hemself" - My dad uses Hem instead of Him or Her, Himself or Herself.

Even after living …

MARIA KARAMANOU

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

My dad had a cafe in Ealing, West London and his friends would come in for:
sosija rollous - sausa…

Tagged: Cafe, bookie

Stavroulla

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

One chicken.... two chickia. Lol

Tagged: London, West

Xpisto

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

Fishadiko - fish and chip shop

Everyone Greek Cypriot I know uses this word, especially in the W…

Andreas Pavlou

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Baso- λεωφορείο
Fishatiko- fish and chips shop
Boksi- κουτί
Ινδιάνος--indian
Televijon- τηλεόρα…

Petro N (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

I was about write to you & complain. But I had no "στάμπα" to put on the letter, so I was going to …

Tagged: West, Midlands

Pepa

Posted on 09 Jun 2019

Ρεφιουτζής - ρεφιουντζίνα - ρεφιουτζήες = refugee (male, female, plural)

Η Νέρσα = nurse (female…

Tagged: London, West

Pepa

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Αϊρέζος (Airezos) = Irish

Tagged: London, West

Kyri P.

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Η ατρέσα (Addresa) =address
Το μαshίνι (Machini) = machine
H μαικροάβα (microava) = microwave ov…

Tagged: London, West

Christala

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

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

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

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…