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31st March: MYTHOLOGY Μυθολογια

Posted Thursday March 31, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 31 of Speak Greek in March: MYTHOLOGY Μυθολογια Mythology (from the Greek ‘mythos’ for story-of-the...

Welcome to Day 31 of Speak Greek in March: MYTHOLOGY Μυθολογια Mythology (from the Greek ‘mythos’ for story-of-the people, and ‘logos’ for word or speech, the spoken story of a people) is the study and interpretation of often sacred tales or fables of a culture. The study of myth dates back to antiquity. Rival classifications of the Greek myths by Euhemerus, Plato‘s Phaedrus,...

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30th March: ANECDOTE Aνέκδοτο

Posted Wednesday March 30, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 30 of Speak Greek in March: ANECDOTE Aνέκδοτο The roots of anecdote lie in the Greek word«ανέκδοτο», meaning a short and amusing but serious account, which may depict a real/fake incident or character.  (Source: Wikipedia)...

Welcome to Day 30 of Speak Greek in March: ANECDOTE Aνέκδοτο The roots of anecdote lie in the Greek word«ανέκδοτο», meaning a short and amusing but serious account, which may depict a real/fake incident or character.  (Source: Wikipedia) ΑΝΕΚΔΟΤΟ Η λέξη «ανέκδοτο» στα ελληνικά σημαίνει διήγηση ενός σύντομου και διασκεδαστικού επεισοδίου, η οποία μπορεί να αναφέρεται σε ένα πραγματικό ή φανταστικό περιστατικό ή χαρακτήρα. Day 30 episode courtesy of SBS Greek...

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29th March: ZOOLOGY Ζωολογια

Posted Tuesday March 29, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 29 of Speak Greek in March: ZOOLOGY Ζωολογια Zoology or animal biology is the branch of biology that relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct, and how they interact with their ecosystems. The term is derived from Ancient Greek...

Welcome to Day 29 of Speak Greek in March: ZOOLOGY Ζωολογια Zoology or animal biology is the branch of biology that relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct, and how they interact with their ecosystems. The term is derived from Ancient Greek ζῷον, i.e. “animal” and λόγος, i.e. knowledge, study. (Source: Wikipedia) ΖΩΟΛΟΓΙΑ Η Ζωολογία ή ζωική βιολογία είναι ο κλάδος της βιολογίας που ασχολείται με το...

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28th March: GEOGRAPHY Γεωγραφία

Posted Monday March 28, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 28 of Speak Greek in March: GEOGRAPHY Γεωγραφία Geography...

Welcome to Day 28 of Speak Greek in March: GEOGRAPHY Γεωγραφία Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, literally “earth description”) is a field of science devoted to the study of the...

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27th March: EPHEMERA

Posted Sunday March 27, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 27 of Speak Greek in March: EPHEMERA Εφήμερον Ephemera (singular: ephemeron)...

Welcome to Day 27 of Speak Greek in March: EPHEMERA Εφήμερον Ephemera (singular: ephemeron) is any transitory written or printed matter not meant to be retained or preserved. The word derives from...

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26th March: PATHOLOGY Παθολογια

Posted Saturday March 26, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 26 of Speak Greek in March: PATHOLOGY Παθολογια Pathology...

Welcome to Day 26 of Speak Greek in March: PATHOLOGY Παθολογια Pathology (from the Ancient Greek roots of pathos (πάθος), meaning “experience” or “suffering”, and -logia (-λογία), “study of”) is...

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25th March: HISTORY Iστορία

Posted Friday March 25, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 25 of Speak Greek in March: HISTORY Iστορία History...

Welcome to Day 25 of Speak Greek in March: HISTORY Iστορία History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning “inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation”)[2] is the study of the past, particularly how...

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24th March: GASTRONOMY Γαστρονομια

Posted Thursday March 24, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 24 of Speak Greek in March: GASTRONOMY Γαστρονομια Etymologically,...

Welcome to Day 24 of Speak Greek in March: GASTRONOMY Γαστρονομια Etymologically, the word “gastronomy” is derived from Ancient Greek γαστήρ,gastér, “stomach”, and νόμος, nómos “laws that govern”, and therefore...

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23rd March: ARCHITECTURE Αρχιτέκτονικη

Posted Wednesday March 23, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 23 of Speak Greek in March: ARCHITECTURE Αρχιτέκτονικη Architecture...

Welcome to Day 23 of Speak Greek in March: ARCHITECTURE Αρχιτέκτονικη Architecture (Latin architectura, from the Greek ἀρχιτέκτων arkhitekton “architect”, from ἀρχι- “chief” and τέκτων “builder”) is both the process...

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22nd March: PHILANTHROPY Θιλανθρωπία

Posted Tuesday March 22, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 22 of Speak Greek in March: PHILANTHROPY Θιλανθρωπία Philanthropy...

Welcome to Day 22 of Speak Greek in March: PHILANTHROPY Θιλανθρωπία Philanthropy (from Greek φιλανθρωπία) means etymologically, the love of humanity, in the sense of caring, nourishing, developing, and enhancing...

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