Contributions

Andy Diomedes

Posted on 11 Aug 2019

Postagis - postman , polishmanos- policeman, stampa-stamp, oringa- orange drink ,shopka- shops, car…

Christiana

Posted on 11 Aug 2019

Basso.... meaning Bus
Marketta...meaning Market
Edmonto Gree.... Edmonton Green
Fishatiko... Fis…

Anastasia

Posted on 11 Aug 2019

Abetchou - I bet you
Dipozito- deposit
Boxi- box
Basaris- bus driver
Garashi - garage
Fishatik…

Desmond Michael

Posted on 10 Aug 2019

Fishadigon = Fish & Chip Shop

I Stellou

Posted on 28 Jul 2019

Some contributions from my parents… 😊

Πάσο - bus

Κκόμφμο - fabric softener (ANY fabric soften…

Yiayia Christina

Posted on 18 Jul 2019

Sweetchariko - the sweet shop / corner shop
nautikoui / nautikoua - little naughty one
shesikoui …

Andy (via twitter)

Posted on 18 Jul 2019

If we're doing shops today

🐟Fishatiko - Fish and Chip Shop
Restorun - Restaurant
Bren Cro - B…

Cos Costs

Posted on 12 Jul 2019

Not sure if this has already been mentioned but when I was young:

The Sweet Shop = “sweetchitiko…

Andy (via twitter)

Posted on 05 Jul 2019

Plumas (Plumber)
Lektrisha (Electrician)
Fishas (Fish and chips shop owner(ME)) and my favourit…

John

Posted on 30 Jun 2019

A very good friend of mine created the word antisiseptic. Pronounced the Greek way Andi...etc. she …

Anna & George G

Posted on 28 Jun 2019

Billi - bill
beboui - baby
shoppia - shops

Tagged: nicosia

Rebecca Z. (via email)

Posted on 27 Jun 2019

fishadiggon for fish and chip shop

Tagged: London

Pav mastihi

Posted on 25 Jun 2019

FOOD AND PRODUCT LABELS 1

I somehow ended up at a Greek Cypriot shop food called Despina’s in S…

Anna & George Georgiou

Posted on 25 Jun 2019

Grenglish English
Dusbieries Dustmen
Flano Wash cloths/flannels
Basketa Basket
Polishmano…

Kat

Posted on 24 Jun 2019

Kalamation - straw
Slipped - slippers
Fliflo - Flip flops
Fishatiko - Fish and chip shop

Costas

Posted on 23 Jun 2019

My parents are from Bimingam and ran a fishadiko. They sold the usual stuff including carri, sausan…

Tagged: Birmingham

Chrissy S

Posted on 21 Jun 2019

Experiotita = experience
Boxia = boxes
Fishiatiko = Fish and chip shop

Ευγένιος Δανιήλ

Posted on 20 Jun 2019

Στους Ινδιάνους I.e. asian corner shop
Μπλοκάρει blocking

I did also want to draw your atten…

Tagged: #crusaders

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

ROOBY DOOBY

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

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

Eleni Papageorgiou

Posted on 19 Jun 2019

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

Andreas Dionisyou

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

Fishley = Finchley

Fahhhtori = Factory

Migrowavia = Microwave

Amboula = Ambulance

Buso …

Xpisto

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

Fishadiko - fish and chip shop

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

Μαρία (via email)

Posted on 18 Jun 2019

η άμπουλα= the ambulance
η μαρκέττα = the market
η μπάνκα = the bank
η μπασκέττα = the basket
η…

Anasia

Posted on 17 Jun 2019

Dusbyeris - dustmen
Busseris - bus driver
Biltaes- builders
Fishouinges- Fish fingers
Kourtina…

Michele

Posted on 17 Jun 2019

Parkare - park the car
Banka - Bank
Fishatiko - fish & chip shop
Polismanos - policeman
Karpett…

Tagged: London, North

Nick

Posted on 15 Jun 2019

Postoffi = Post Office
Nagsiade = Nags Head pub Holloway Rd
Stamba = Stamp
Banga = Bank
Sauseng…

Yianna

Posted on 15 Jun 2019

Letta (singular), lettes (plural) = lettuce
Stekki = steak
Beiko = bacon
Frizza = freezer
I ha…

Chris (via Twitter)

Posted on 15 Jun 2019

Plural of chicken? Τσικια - Chickya.
In chip shop - fkarta chickya na ksibaosoun! 😂

Angeliki E. (via Twitter)

Posted on 15 Jun 2019

Pieijis (pie-i-jis) as in the pie man! Θα πάω να πληρώσω τον pieijis 🤣 chip shop chat.

Kori jo

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Ass cream - ice cream
One pow - one pound
Chutterkka - chartered accountant
Shoh peeng - shoppin…

sophia

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

con fleis = any cereal
marketa = market
ambula = ambulance
dasbi = dustbin
na bookaro = to b…

Tagged: London, North, in, village

Andreas Pavlou

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

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

Panteli S. (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

mum would take us shopping with her to the "margetta" shops visited included "lidleewoos" (littlewo…

Tagged: UK, pop, Shopping

Christala

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

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

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…

Kyri P.

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

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

Pano

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

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

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…

Sophoulikans

Posted on 03 Jun 2019

1) Fanos = extractor fan. Deriving from the word Fan
2) Ketlos = kettle.
3) Chekki = Cheque
4) B…

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…

SARAH A

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

polishmános - policeman
bússo - bus
pátti glí - Turnpike Lane
goungrí - Wood Green
tósta - toas…

Simon savva

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Bank, banga
Grill , grilla
Market, marketa
Slugs, slags (my personal favourite!)
Hysterecto…

Penny

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

sausiga / sausage
queena/queen
Banga/bank
Parkaro/ park the card
Fishadiko/ fish shop
Stampa/s…

Maria

Posted on 01 Jun 2019

Buseri - the bus drive

Postaji - the postman

Checkin - the cheque

Billin - the bill

Fis…

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…