Learn Greek

This helps you learn Greek as it is spoken in Greece today. The language is a descendant of Ancient Greek – see uTalk Ancient Greek – but has differences in pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar. Modern Greek is not closely related to other living languages but does have similarities to Armenian. It also includes loan words from Italian and Turkish.

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Where Is It Spoken?

Greece

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Fun facts about Greek

The word 'alphabet' comes from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet - alpha and beta.

A question mark looks like this ';' in Greek.

The word for 'yes' in Greek is actually 'nai'!

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