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21st March: POLYMORPHISM Πολυμορφισμος

Posted Monday March 21, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 21 of Speak Greek in March: POLYMORPHISM Πολυμορφισμος The word “polymorphism” comes from the Greek word “poly” (many) and “morphe” (form). A polymorphic object can take on many forms....

Welcome to Day 21 of Speak Greek in March: POLYMORPHISM Πολυμορφισμος The word “polymorphism” comes from the Greek word “poly” (many) and “morphe” (form). A polymorphic object can take on many forms. A polymorphic function can also take on many forms (it can be made to operate on objects that are actually of different types). (Source: Wikipedia) ΠΟΛΥΜΟΡΦΙΣΜΟΣ Προέρχεται από τις ελληνικές λέξεις «πολύ» και «μορφή». Ένα πολυμορφικό αντικείμενο μπορεί να πάρει πολλές μορφές. Μια πολυμορφική λειτουργία μπορεί επίσης να λάβει πολλές μορφές (μπορεί να εφαρμοστεί σε αντικείμενα που είναι εντελώς διαφορετικών τύπων). Day 21 episode courtesy of SBS Greek – Ελληνικό Πρόγραμμα Ραδιοφωνίας SBS...

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20th March: THEATRE Θέατρο

Posted Sunday March 20, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 20 of Speak Greek in March: THEATRE Θέατρο The word “theatre” is derived from the Ancient Greek “θέατρον” (théatron), “a place for viewing”), which...

Welcome to Day 20 of Speak Greek in March: THEATRE Θέατρο The word “theatre” is derived from the Ancient Greek “θέατρον” (théatron), “a place for viewing”), which derives from “θεάομαι”, meaning “to see”, “to watch”, “to observe”. The city-state of Athens is where western theatre originated. It was part of a broader culture of...

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19th March: OLYMPICS Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες

Posted Saturday March 19, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 19 of Speak Greek in March: OLYMPICS Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες...

Welcome to Day 19 of Speak Greek in March: OLYMPICS Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες The Olympic Games (Greek: Ολυμπιακοί αγώνες, “Olympiakoi Agones”) were a series of athletic competitionsamong representatives of city-states and...

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18th March: ENERGY Ενέργεια

Posted Friday March 18, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 18 of Speak Greek in March: ENERGY Ενέργεια The word energy derives from Greek “ἐνέργεια” (energeia), which appears for the first time in the work Nicomachean Ethics...

Welcome to Day 18 of Speak Greek in March: ENERGY Ενέργεια The word energy derives from Greek “ἐνέργεια” (energeia), which appears for the first time in the work Nicomachean Ethics of 4th century BC. In physics, energy is a property of objects which can be transferred to other objects or converted into...

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17th March: ETHICS Ηθικη

Posted Thursday March 17, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 17 of Speak Greek in March: ETHICS Ηθικη The...

Welcome to Day 17 of Speak Greek in March: ETHICS Ηθικη The term ethics derives from the Ancient Greek word ἠθικός ethikos, which is derived from the word ἦθος ethos...

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16th March: TECHNOLOGY Τεχνολογια

Posted Wednesday March 16, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 16 of Speak Greek in March: TECHNOLOGY Τεχνολογια Technology...

Welcome to Day 16 of Speak Greek in March: TECHNOLOGY Τεχνολογια Technology (“science of craft”, from Greek τέχνη, techne, “art, skill, cunning of hand”; and -λογία, -logia[3]) is the collection...

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15th March: CLIMATE Κλίμα

Posted Tuesday March 15, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 15 of Speak Greek in March: CLIMATE Κλίμα Climate...

Welcome to Day 15 of Speak Greek in March: CLIMATE Κλίμα Climate (from Ancient Greek klima, meaning inclination) is commonly defined as the weather averaged over a long period.[5] The...

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14th March: ASTRONOMY Αστρονομία

Posted Monday March 14, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 14 of Speak Greek in March: ASTRONOMY Αστρονομία Astronomy...

Welcome to Day 14 of Speak Greek in March: ASTRONOMY Αστρονομία Astronomy (from the Greek ἀστρονομία from ἄστρον astron, “star” and -νομία -nomia from νόμος nomos, “law” or “culture”) means...

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13th March: THEOLOGY Θεολογία

Posted Sunday March 13, 2016 by Despina K

Welcome to Day 13 of Speak Greek in March: THEOLOGY Θεολογία Theology...

Welcome to Day 13 of Speak Greek in March: THEOLOGY Θεολογία Theology translates into English from the Greek theologia (θεολογία) which derived from Τheos (Θεός), meaning “God,” and -logia (-λογία),[12]...

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Gough Whitlam historic speech in 2005 to Modern Greek teachers in Bankstown, Sydney

Posted Saturday March 12, 2016 by Despina K

One of the most noteworthy Phil-Hellenes was a great humanist, the precursor...

One of the most noteworthy Phil-Hellenes was a great humanist, the precursor of multiculturalism in Australia and one of the most influential political figures in the Australian politics of the...

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