Say it in Greek

Say it in Greek

Greek phrases essential for travelling to Cyprus!

Learn the basic Greek words and phrases before your next trip to Cyprus.

Almost everyone on the island speaks some English, especially in the most popular tourist destinations but Cypriots are a very friendly and social people.
They try to give the best service with Cypriot Hospitality and they will love it if you try to speak to them in their own language, even if it is just one word or phrase.

Hello  - Yeia sou (Γειά σου)

Good Morning - Kalimera (Καλημέρα)

Good Evening - Kalispera (Καλησπέρα)

Good Night - Kalinikta (Καληνύχτα)

Goodbye - Andio (αντίο) 

How are you? – Ti kanis (Tι κανείς)

Thank you - Efharisto (Ευχαριστώ) 

Please/You're welcome - Parakalo (Παρακαλώ)

Cheers! - Yamas (Στην υγειά μας!) 

Excuse me - Signomi (Συγνώμη) 

Yes - Nai (Ναί) 

No – Oxi (όχι)

How much? - Poso (πόσο)

Do you speak English? - Milas anglika? (μιλάς αγγλικά?)

I don’t speak Greek - Den milao ellinika (δεν μιλαω ελληνικα)

Have a great time in Cyprus!