Adverbs

Greek Lesson 18 (Adverbs and Animals)

Duration: 30 mins

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In this 18th lesson we will explore the Greek adverbs, vocabulary list about animals and finally farewell phrases. We will be using both vocabulary and grammar to ensure that you know how to use the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Greek Classes.

Adverbs

In addition to adjectives, adverbs are very essential. This includes adverbs of time ", frequency, manner and place. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some key words such as "yesterday", "always", "quickly", "here" etc. Adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs.

Below is a list of 30 adverbs that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Greek, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Adverbs List in Greek

Adverbs Greek Audio
Alreadyήδη
í̱di̱
Immediatelyαμέσως
améso̱s
Last nightχθες το βράδυ
chthes to vrády
Laterαργότερα / μετά
argótera / metá
Next weekτην επόμενη εβδομάδα
ti̱n epómeni̱ evdomáda
Nowτώρα
tó̱ra
Soonσύντομα
sýntoma
Stillακόμα
akóma
This morningσήμερα το πρωί
sí̱mera to pro̱í
Todayσήμερα
sí̱mera
Tomorrowαύριο
áv̱rio
Tonightαπόψε
apópse
Yesterdayχθες / χτες
chthes / chtes
Yetακόμα
akóma
Anywhereοπουδήποτε
opoudí̱pote
Everywhereπαντού
pantoú
Hereεδώ
edó̱
Thereεκεί
ekeí
Almostσχεδόν
schedón
Aloneμόνος / μόνη
mónos / móni̱
Carefullyπροσεκτικά
prosektiká
Quicklyγρήγορα
grí̱gora
Reallyπραγματικά
pragmatiká
Slowlyαργά
argá
Togetherμαζί
mazí
Veryπολύ
polý
Alwaysπάντα
pánta
Neverποτέ
poté
Rarelyσπάνια
spánia
Sometimesμερικές φορές
merikés forés

Let's put some of the adverbs above into full Greek sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Greek Adverbs in a Sentence

English Greek Audio
Do you like it here?Σου αρέσει εδώ;
Sou arései edó̱?
See you later!Τα λέμε αργότερα! / Τα λέμε!
Ta léme argótera! / Ta léme!
Thank you very much!Σε / Σας ευχαριστώ πολύ!
Se / Sas ef̱charistó̱ polý!
I really like it!Μου αρέσει πολύ!
Mou arései polý!

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Vocabulary List about Animals

Here is a list of 25 words related to farm and wild animals as well as insects. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to talk about pets you have in the house or farm.

Animals List in Greek

Animals Greek Audio
Animalζώο
zó̱o
Bearαρκούδα
arkoúda
Birdπουλί / πτηνό
poulí / pti̱nó
Butterflyπεταλούδα
petaloúda
Catγάτα
gáta
Cowαγελάδα
ageláda
Dogσκύλος
skýlos
Donkeyγάιδαρος
gáidaros
Eagleαετός
aetós
Elephantελέφαντας
eléfantas
Farmφάρμα
fárma
Forestδάσος
dásos
Goatκατσίκα - αίγα
katsíka - aíga
Horseάλογο
álogo
Insectέντομο
éntomo
Lionλιοντάρι
liontári
Monkeyμαϊμού
maïmoú
Mosquitoκουνούπι
kounoúpi
Mouseποντίκι
pontíki
Rabbitκουνέλι
kounéli
Sheep (plural)πρόβατα
próvata
Snakeφίδι
fídi
Spiderαράχνη
aráchni̱
Tigerτίγρη
tígri̱

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Daily Conversation in Greek

Finally, a list of sentences If you simply want to ask a question, please vocabulary used in this lesson plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Greek Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Greek

English Greek Audio
Do you have any animals?Έχετε ζώα;
Échete zó̱a?
Do you sell dog food?Πουλάτε τροφή για σκύλους;
Pouláte trofí̱ gia skýlous?
I have a dogΈχω ένα σκύλο
Écho̱ éna skýlo
Monkeys are funnyΟι μαϊμούδες είναι αστείες
Oi maïmoúdes eínai asteíes
She likes catsΤης αρέσουν οι γάτες
Ti̱s arésoun oi gátes
Tigers are fastΟι τίγρεις είναι γρήγορες
Oi tígreis eínai grí̱gores
BadΆσχημα
Áschi̱ma
HappyΧαρούμενος / Ευτυχισμένος
Charoúmenos / Ef̱tychisménos
SadΛυπημένος
Lypi̱ménos
Thank you!Ευχαριστώ
Ef̱charistó̱
You're welcome! (in response to "thank you")Παρακαλώ
Parakaló̱
Have a nice day!Καλή σου / σας μέρα!
Kalí̱ sou / sas méra!
Good night!Καληνύχτα!
Kali̱nýchta!
Have a good trip!Καλό ταξίδι!
Kaló taxídi!
It was nice talking to you!Χάρηκα που τα είπαμε
Chári̱ka pou ta eípame

Fun Facts

Did you know? Commonly used adverbs constitute about 15% of sentences in Greek. That means they should not be ignored because sooner or later you will need to use them.

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