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Greek to English Poetry & Literature Translation Glossary

Greek term English translation
"στην μπάντα (άκρη)" step aside
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
'Οπου φτωχός κι η μοίρα του Misfortunes never come singly
Entered by: Nick Lingris
,,,δεν αποσπάται από το σύνολο και τη δραστηριότητα της ζωής it is part and parcel of life (as a whole)
Entered by: Maya M Fourioti
...Διμισκί Damask (swοrd)
En toutw tw kairw den kseroume ti na leme. Kanei krio. With this weather we do not know what to imagine (think) anymore. It is cold.
Ο σουβλατζής με την απόχη! The kebab man with the cat-catcher\'s net!
Ουδείς ασφαλέστερος εχθρός από τον ευεργετηθέντα αχάριστο A patron hath no surer foes, than those who, helped, no thanks bestow.
Entered by: Spiros Doikas
ύψωμα hill
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
Νεωτερική Ποίηση avant-garde poetry; (school) Modernist poetry; (in Hellenistic times) Neoteric poetry
Entered by: Nick Lingris
Πες μου τον φίλο σου να σου πω ποιος είσαι A person/man is known by the company he keeps - A man is known by his friends
Σκότωνε τρελούς, πλήρωνε τζερεμέδες It is foolish to deal with a fool
Entered by: Nick Lingris
Στου Οθωνα τα χρόνια In Otto's era
Entered by: Ivi Rocou
Την Άνοιξη, αν δεν τη Βρεις, τη Φτιάχνεις If you can't find spring, you make it
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
Το gets the creative juices flowing
Το Παραράδιασμα The assembly line
Το να προσπαθείς να βρείς τον κατάλληλο τρόπο να μιλήσεις για κάτι που δεν μιλιέται αλλά βιώνεται, είναι από μόνο του άθλος To try and find an appropriate way to talk about something that is unspeakable but can only be experienced is an achievement in
Entered by: Ivi Rocou
ήταν ένα αλαλούμ εδώ οι άνθρωποι It was a real melting pot of people.
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
αητονυχάτος eagle-clawed
ανάρπαστος greatly prized/desired/likeable - when referring to persons, not to objects.
Entered by: Ivi Rocou
ανάλαφρα να σταθούμε πάνω τους rest lightly upon them
αεροναυμαχία air-sea battle; air and sea battle
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
απονομιμοποίηση deregulation
αποσκιρτήσαντα defecting
Entered by: Philip Lees
αποφράδα black-letter
γρομπιάζω clods/lumps are formed
Entered by: Ivi Rocou
γέλατο fir tree
γίνανε ανταλλαγές Prisoners were exchanged there.
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
γιώτα χι, γιωταχί private car, privately-owned vehicle
Entered by: Nick Lingris
γιαλό-γιαλό along the coast
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
γούτσου (γούτσου) (ουσ.) chuck | (επιφ.) coochie coo | (επίθ.) cute, huggable
Entered by: Nick Lingris
διάκος deacon
διχάλωνε To become bifurcated or forked
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
η καλή μέρα φαίνεται από το πρωί/η καλή η μέρα, από το πρωί φαίνεται Rainbow in the morning gives you fair warning
θα πάρουν τον κακό το δρόμο go to the bad, fall into evil ways, stray from the straight and narrow
Entered by: Nick Lingris
θεωρός theor, official delegate, sacred envoy, spectator
Entered by: Vicky Papaprodromou
ιδιαιτεροτητα identity
ισως αναρωτιεστε για το λογο υπαρξης αυτου του βιβλιου και δεν εχετε αδικο you may be wondering why this book exists, and you wouldn\'t be wrong
ιερό πρόσωπο inviolable, sacrosanct
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
και τις πενιές του αλλάζει, change of tune, change of scene
Entered by: Spiros Doikas
κατέλαβαν [they] took them
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula
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