αττικηρώς ζήν

English translation: living in Attic fashion

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Greek term or phrase:αττικηρώς ζήν
English translation:living in Attic fashion
Entered by: Nadia-Anastasia Fahmi

10:52 May 11, 2015
Greek to English translations [PRO]
Cooking / Culinary / Ancient Greece
Greek term or phrase: αττικηρώς ζήν
Οι Αθηναίοι ήταν διάσημοι για την ολιγοφαγία τους, γι' αυτό βγήκε και η έκφραση «αττικηρώς ζην».

Ειλικρινά, εδώ σήκωσα ψηλά τα χέρια και κάθε βοήθεια ευπρόσδεκτη.
Nadia-Anastasia Fahmi
Greece
Local time: 03:45
living in Attic fashion
Explanation:
i.e. frugally

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Note added at 1 hr (2015-05-11 12:35:29 GMT)
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Να το αναπτύξεις, π.χ.
the expression "to live in Attic fashion" (αττικηρώς) was used to mean "in a frugal manner".
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Nick Lingris
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:45
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living in Attic fashion


Explanation:
i.e. frugally

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Note added at 1 hr (2015-05-11 12:35:29 GMT)
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Να το αναπτύξεις, π.χ.
the expression "to live in Attic fashion" (αττικηρώς) was used to mean "in a frugal manner".


Nick Lingris
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:45
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in category: 31
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Thank you Nick
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Asker: Thank you Nick

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