Contributions

George Psyllides

Posted on 05 Jun 2019

ta ttollia - as in road tolls in the states

Tagged: USA

Loulla Georgiou

Posted on 05 Jun 2019

Έλα να πάμε Shioppi
Let’s go shopping

Πιός θέλει Fish a chi
Who wants fish and chips?

Είν…

Natasa

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

My grandma is Cypriot and she grew up in London and when she cleans she would always tell me to go …

Kyri P.

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

i fenza (sing.) - fenzes (plural) = fences
🧱
Sharap = quiet (from shut up) e.g. 'kamnis sharap?…

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

Angeliggi

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

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

Das

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

Strai - straight on

Eve Michael

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

Basso - bus
Mappos - mop
Slippoues - slippers
To billin - the bill

Pano

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

Ponojeff - headache
Stoffa- fish shop pan
Peripexid - mocked
Negatch - negatcho
Gooms - koume…

Andry M

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

Baso - bus
Boxi - box
Nistepseeing - fasting
Palmers Gri - Palmers Green
Chinezika - Chinese

Andrew

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

Issuriess - Insurance
Marss and Spesser - Marks and Spencer
Machdonas - McDonalds
Checki (or che…

Maria

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

Dresi Gow for dressing Gown

Angie Gray

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Creeps - crisps
Cucumbac - cucumber
Paracetama - paracetamol

Marina Lambrou

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Polishmano for policeman!

It looks and sounds so odd but it’s essentially police+man+o.

It s…

MIRANDA

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Sosinja- sausage
Fishbury park - Finsbury Park
Tornepikekani- Turnpike Lane
Kitchoui - kitche…

Niki

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Notissa - naughty girl
Busseri - bus driver
Cheki -cheque
Slaisa - slice
Taxiji - taxi driver

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Γουεμπλούλης, Γουεμπλούλα, Γουεμπλούλες, Γουεμπλούληδες

Ο κάτοικος του Γουέμπλεϊ ή εκείνος που κ…

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Σαουθγκεϊτούλης, Σαουθγκεϊτούληδες, Σαουθγκεϊτούλα, Σαουθγκεϊτούλες

Ο κάτοικος του Σάουθγκεϊτ …

Dora Michaelides

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

BAMBI BEDS is the Greek word for Bunk Beds (as used by my dad)

MAKRELS (as used by Greek friend …

George Georgiou

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Fishadiko - Fish and Chip shop.
Pi-as - The man who delivers Pies to said Fish amd Chip shop.
Bay…

CHRISTINA GEORGIOU

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

Possoffy =Post Office

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

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…