Greek Nouns

Welcome to the third Greek lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Greek to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
πατάτες [patates]
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
ντομάτες [ntomates]
onions
onions Audio
κρεμμύδια [kremmύthia]
carrots
carrots Audio
καρότο [karoto]
fruits
fruits Audio
φρούτα [froύta]
apples
apples Audio
μήλο [melo]
bananas
bananas Audio
μπανάνες [mpananes]
oranges
oranges Audio
πορτοκάλια [portokalia]

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Greek + Pronunciation
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
έχεις γάλα? Audio
[echeis yala?]
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
έχω γάλα και καφέ Audio
[echo yala kai kafe]
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
έχει τρία μήλα Audio
[echei tria mela]
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
έχει μόνο ένα μήλο Audio
[echei mono ena melo]
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
ζούμε σε μικρό σπίτι Audio
[zoύme se mikro spiti]
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
μου αρέσει το πρωινό μας Audio
[moe aresei to proino mas]

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
ψωμί [psomi]
milk
milk Audio
γάλα [yala]
butter
butter Audio
βούτυρο [voύtero]
cheese
cheese Audio
τυρί [teri]
coffee
coffee Audio
καφές [kafes]
sandwich
sandwich Audio
σάντουιτς [santoeits]
meat
meat Audio
κρέας [kreas]
chicken
chicken Audio
κοτόπουλο [kotopoelo]
fish
fish Audio
ψάρι [psari]
breakfast
breakfast Audio
πρωινό [proino]
lunch
lunch Audio
μεσημεριανό [mesemeriano]
dinner
dinner Audio
δείπνο [theipno]

Conversation in Greek

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Greek
Pronunciation
Do you speak (English/ Greek)?
μιλάς αγγλικά/ελληνικά?
[milas ayylika/ellenika?] Audio
Just a little
λίγα
[liya] Audio
I like Greek
μου αρέσουν τα ελληνικά
[moe aresoen ta ellenika] Audio
Can I practice with you?
μπορώ να εξασκηθώ μαζί σου?
[mporo na exasketho mazi soe?] Audio
How old are you?
πόσω χρονών είσαι?
[poso chronon eisai?] Audio
I'm thirty three years old
είμαι τριάντα τρία χρονών.
[eimai trianta tria chronon.] Audio
It was nice talking to you
χάρηκα που τα είπαμε
[chareka poe ta eipame] Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Greek. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Greek Adjectives   Greek Adjectives

Greek Plural   Greek Plural



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