Contributions

Christina

Posted on 20 Jun 2019

'Faies' (fires)
My parents used this word to describe the central heating in the house or the heat…

Vasilis

Posted on 20 Jun 2019

Busoui - single deck bus
Mitra - Meter
Mixa - Mixer
Carpetta - carpet
Fucklikkia - dirty words

Dionne Georgiou

Posted on 20 Jun 2019

Traffication-indicators!
I found out recently that the "verico" grapes that are so lovely and juic…

Kaela

Posted on 20 Jun 2019

Amboulans - ambulance
Hansfree - earphones
Toustro - two stroke motor oil
Molteeses - maltesers

Lena

Posted on 20 Jun 2019

Yardi - backyard
Caro - car
Friza - fridge

Toff

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Polishmanos. Policeman.
Dustbieris. Dustman.
Fishatiko. Fish n chip shop.
Hoteli. Hotel.…

Panayiota Nicola

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Dressin-ga for dressing gown
limbero- ants
Do Boio - the cellar
fishadiko- fish and chip shop

Despi

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Gouches street = Goodge Street

Helen Kirilov

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Umboula = Ambulance
Negen = Neck end of lamb
Tescoui = Tesco Metro
Basketan = Basket

Soulla

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Banka-bank
Billi=bill
Checking=cheque
Ambula-ambulance
Addresa=address
Basso=bus

Harry Charalambous

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

“Unbisteftable”
unbelievable . Mixture of the 2 languages . A must for your dictionary cos i thi…

Maria Seminara

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

American/Cypriot:
Car=Karo
Jar = Njara
Stamp = stampa
Check (bank) = Checki
Check (look over)…

Chrisy L

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Bagapontis/Bagapontides - Vagabond/s i.e. con artists

Λαζαρώ

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Being born and raised in the uk, not london but manchester, i was good friends with georgiou s moth…

YODI

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

A very modern one:
Do Cha-cha= The Charger, cos most Greek YiaYias have phones nowadays
Some of …

Natasa Liondaris

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Gayfrend - girl friend

Chrisy L

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Orinja - Orange Juice

Chrisy L

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

My parents loved going to “travaska square” (trafalgar square)

My mum lived in “Tarpak Lay” (Tur…

YODI

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

O Bucheris ... the butcher ... which of course must mean :
E Boucharou is his wife
Ta Boucharakia…

Sotiris Hajittofi

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

toss- toast stekin-steak begging powder-baking powder

tapo dryer-tumble dryer …

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

Chrisy L

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Chachare me - He/She charged me

Basketa - Basket

Meshini - Washing machine

Yodi

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

My mums favourite British dish is ...

Sheffes-pai

Shepherds Pie

Sodoulla Georgiou

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Coumpania- company
Mangerena - female managere
Choccolades - chocolates
Gayfren - girlfriend

Panayiotis

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Bobligaou - Public House or pub
Basso - Bus
Postagis - Postman
Boxi - Box
Botsa - bottle

Mario Demetriou

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Bomblicow - Public House - Pub
Mitra - Meter
Ksabeni - Woolworths
Marketa- Market
Polishmanos-…

ROOBY DOOBY

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Deposito = Deposit ( προκαταβολή)
Boxy = Box
Chaera = Chair
Postagis = Postma…

Constantine Raphael Georgiou

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Slipes - Σλίπες = Slippers.

E.g. I bought a pair of slippers = Αγόρασα μια ζευγάρια σλίπες.

Maria C

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Pena - Pen

Toualeta - Toilet

Basta - Bastard

Farma - Farm

Barberis - Barbar

Trollay-…

Steve

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Caro - Car
Yari - Garden

Helena Stylianou

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Slippes (slippers)
Disha (dishwasher)

Angela Onissiphorou

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Pondareh = Ponders End

Elsie Hobson

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Naughtissa
Orinja
Sosinja
Lorka (lorries)
Chikia (chickens)
Boxia (boxes)

George Charalambous

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Κορνφλαϊ - Cornflakes (is used for any breakfast cereal)
Μικι Μαου - Mickey Mouse (used to descri…

Eleni Papageorgiou

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Mapo = mop
Postaris= to post something
Smixis= mix together
Paso= bus
Ketlo= kettle
Sakari=…

Chrystalla Koumi

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Moppos = mop
Miki moaous = cartoons
Post ofi = post office
Chiki = chicken

Helen Evangelou

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

Orrait - all right
Ambula - ambulance
Hospita - hospital
Dohhto. - doctor
Nerrsa - nurse

xpisto

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

• Nescafe – any type of coffee

• Chaiko – cup/mug

• Bounka – pocket

• Engleza/englezo – re…

Andreas Dionisyou

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

Fishley = Finchley

Fahhhtori = Factory

Migrowavia = Microwave

Amboula = Ambulance

Buso …

Lydia

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

Namboo? What?

Tagged: London, North

Litsa

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

Chaufferis - chauffeur

Tagged: London, North

Stavroulla

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

One chicken.... two chickia. Lol

Tagged: London, West

Fotini

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

Sainsburys - zane-bury
Marks and Spencer - Mack and spenza

Elia

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

Shevvies Bush - Sheperds Bush

Elle’s

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

Nurrsa/Nursee - Nurse
Bason - Bus
Marketta - Market
Shisbury - Sainsbury’s
Parkaro - Parking (t…

Michele

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

Mäikos - Michael

Tagged: London, North

Thalia

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

Dreglog - Gridlocked
Trippy - Trip
Appoinman- Appointment

Tagged: London, North

Anasia

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

Busto-bus stop
Bijamez-pyjamas
Hoovan-hoover
Holbo-Holborn
Steishon-station
Banga-Bank
Mous…