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Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Σαουντκλαουντάκης: χρήστης του Σαουντκλάουντ

Pepa

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Μουβαρίσκω (mouvarisko) = move house🏚️

πασκέττα = basket

o πόης - οι πόηες = boy / boys

Πλακατζής

Posted on 10 Jun 2019

Τζαμπαντζούλης: το υποκοριστικό του Τζαμπάντι Τζί

''Ξεσκίζομαι στα γέλια κάθε φορά που βλέπω τον…

Kyrie (George Kyriacou)

Posted on 10 Jun 2019

Hotelin - Hotel
o avgoboulis - The bloke who sell eggs!
Frichin - Fridge

Weston-super-Mare

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 10 Jun 2019

Αϊσολγουερθίτης, Αϊσολγουερθίτες
Αϊσολγουερθίτισσα, Αϊσολγουερθίτισσες

Κάτοικος του Αϊσολγουερθ.

Sylvie manti

Posted on 10 Jun 2019

Pickup = record player

Pantelis S (via twitter)

Posted on 10 Jun 2019

Polishmannos ... policeman
Umbulla .. ambulance

Pepa

Posted on 09 Jun 2019

Ρεφιουτζής - ρεφιουντζίνα - ρεφιουτζήες = refugee (male, female, plural)

Η Νέρσα = nurse (female…

Tagged: London, West

Pav Mastihi

Posted on 09 Jun 2019

FIFTY SHADES OF GOUBEBIAS: AN ALBUM BY HALLOUMUNATI

What wonderful names for band and an album. …

Athena M (via twitter)

Posted on 09 Jun 2019

Depósito = deposit
Inshouriance = insurance

Panos

Posted on 09 Jun 2019

Mickey Mouse = referred to all sort of cartoons/ animation on the TV.

Katia

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Diklame sta mathkia = look at me in the eyes

Pepa

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Αϊρέζος (Airezos) = Irish

Tagged: London, West

Christala (via twitter)

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Kabs (short for kabires) - toast

I recall acute embarrassment when suggesting 2 friends we have …

Kyri P.

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Η ατρέσα (Addresa) =address
Το μαshίνι (Machini) = machine
H μαικροάβα (microava) = microwave ov…

Tagged: London, West

Pav Mastihi

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

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

Pav Mastihi

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Yεεrology

The Yεεrologist

The name of a travelling van selling authentic Greek gyro in market…

Yiayia Katia

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Koutsakotiri = mantalaki
Fizani is a glass jar full of sweets and they use the word FIZANI for the…

Ari Raft

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Dambelles = DumbBells

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Νετφλιξάκι: υποκοριστικό του Νέτφλιξ, 😂😂😂😂.

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Αρκεϊντάδικο: κατάστημα με ηλεκτρονικά παιχνίδια.

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Αγκρίζομαι: προέρχεται από το αγγλικο angry που σημαίνει θυμώνω.

Anna T

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Dusbi - dustbin
Muppo- mop
Gatch - negatcho- yuk
Buso - bus
Fiha- central heating.
Cubba cup…

Tina K. (via twitter)

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

In our very early twenties we held our first barbecue. We were reliably informed by mum that we sho…

Tagged: London, North

Irene E. (via twitter)

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

‘Bandoffs’ - from ‘παντόφλες’ 🥿 🤣

Tagged: London

Andri P (via twitter)

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

'mpilozourka' = temperatures below zero

The word was mentioned to my sister when she first took …

Tagged: London

Nikos X. (via twitter)

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Negatch
Nεκατσώ is a unique Cypriot phrase. I don’t think any other language provides an equivalen…

Tagged: Birmingham, UK

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Βορειολονδρέζικα: η ντοπιολαλιά των κατοίκων του Βορείου Λονδίνου.

Διαπίστωσα ότι οι Βορειολονδ…

Christala

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

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

Christala

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Pyro'wex - Pyrex
As children my sisiter and I would laugh each time our mum use this word ’fefto …

George P. (via twitter)

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

You pbly know these but... Marketa (market) basketa,(basket) buson, (bus)

Daspieris - bin man
a…

Demetries Andreou

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Teivi korder - Tape recorder
Boxin - Box
Pirgos Aidis - Building Society
Billin - The bill
Sind…

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Σενσμπουρίδιο: Σένσμπουρις

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Αιρκοντίσιον: Κλιματισμός

Στα αγγλικά οι Κύπριοι λενε <<Αιρκοντίσιον>> αντί αίρ-κοντίσιονινγκ.

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Βορειολονδρέζος

Ο κάτοικος του Βορείου Λονδίνου.

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Τσαρλοκαλαμαρούι: Αυτός που είναι γέννημα-θρέμμα Βρετανός της κυπριακής καταγωγής και που μιλάει στ…

maria e hatton

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

xsacmaji- cigarette lighter

maria e hatton

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

postoffi- post office
souses- the swings (playground)
englesos- english person
micimouse-any ca…

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Τζειμάκης: χαϊδευτικό του Τζέιμς

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Γκρινφόρδη: Greenford

Bunnybop

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Legelam: leg of lamb
Kedlo: kettle

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Πατατοψαράδικο

Μαγαζί που πουλάει πατατούλες και μπακαλιάρο.

Anastasia

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Baso - Bus
Posta - Letters
Protsa - fork

Constantinos

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Apse ta fota tou pashou - Switch on the passage lights.

My mum would always send me to turn the…

Pav Mastihi

Posted on 05 Jun 2019

HALLOUMINATI THE BAND

The name of the band Halloumunati is a Grenglish name for a punk/ rebetiko…

Panais

Posted on 05 Jun 2019

A few words from the property world
Σεβεγιος (seveyios) derives from surveyor
Βακα (vaka) means v…

Sofia Koutlaki

Posted on 05 Jun 2019

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

George Psyllides

Posted on 05 Jun 2019

ta ttollia - as in road tolls in the states

Tagged: USA