Contributions

Pav Panayioti Mastihi

Posted on 31 May 2019

Two hysterically funny examples involving my sister.

In the 60s we grew up in Captain tow. My p…

Nicholas Nicou

Posted on 31 May 2019

Oringa- orange juice.
Enen - den einai - it's not
Basketo - basket
Boxin - box

Not sure if t…

Andrew Demetriou

Posted on 31 May 2019

Nottis/Nottissa - Naughty (Male/Feminine)

What any of my older generation family say when one of…

Yiota

Posted on 31 May 2019

Chakkaro - to check
Bookaro - to book (as opposed to the Greek bookaro which is to run)

Tagged: Chakkaro

Anna

Posted on 22 May 2019

γκάβνας/gavnas

In English: government, person in charge, boss

In Cypriot and Standard Greek: …

Petros

Posted on 22 May 2019

τσ̑ίκι/chiki

In English: chicken

In Cypriot and Standard Greek: κοτόπουλο

Tagged: τσ̑ίκι, chiki

Petros

Posted on 20 May 2019

ρόλος/rolos

In English: bread roll

In Cypriot Greek: φραντζ̌ολάκι

In Standard Greek: ψωμάκι

Tagged: rolos, ρόλος