Posted on 04 Sep 2019

This is wonderful and would be a shame to lose the cypriot/english language as spoken by that immig…

Andy (via twitter)

Posted on 02 Jul 2019

Continuing with the add an "a" to English words to turn them into Cypriot, how many people had thei…

Tagged: Chichester

Pav masthi

Posted on 27 Jun 2019

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

Angela N.

Posted on 25 Jun 2019

I'm so glad you're doing this. It's something I wanted to do, but didn't where to start or have tim…

Tagged: London


Posted on 23 Jun 2019

I have 2 brilliant words nobody knows about. They are probably worth about £1000 each. But you can …

Tagged: Edmonton


Posted on 22 Jun 2019

well its more the about the accent you can hear north london cypriot its very specific. I meet peop…

Vasili Soteriou

Posted on 20 Jun 2019


Vasili Soteriou

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Posted on 19 Jun 2019

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

Andreas Pavlou

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

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

Pav Mastihi

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Οι αηρισς / the Irish (this is interesting because presumably my parents generation didn't know any…

Sofia Koutlaki

Posted on 05 Jun 2019

This is a sample from US immigrants from my native island of Kassos, Dodecanese. Its dialect origin…

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…

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…

Andrew Demetriou

Posted on 31 May 2019

Nottis/Nottissa - Naughty (Male/Feminine)

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