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Postby _urun » Sat Jan 22, 2005 12:48 am

Türkçe Yunanca İngilizce
Adet Adeti Custom
Afaroz Aforismos Excommunicate
Ağa Agas Land owner
Ahmak Ahmakis Idiot
Ahtapot Htapodi Octopus
Alan Alana Area, ground
Alarga Alarga Open sea, distant
Aman Aman For mercy's sake
Anadolu Anatoli Anatolia (East in Greek)
Ananas Ananas Pineapple
Anason Anithos Aniseed
Anfora Amphoreus Anchor
Angarya Angaria Forced labor
Aptal Abdalis Stupid
Apukurya Apokria Carnival
Arap Arapis Negro, bogyman
Arnavut Arnautis Albanian
Aşık Asikis Someone in love
Atlet Athlitis Athlete
Avanak Avanakis Gullible, stupid
Ayran Ariani A drink
Baba Babas Father
Baca Batzias Chimney
Bacak Batzaki Leg, leg of trousers in G.
Bacanak Batjanakis Brother in law
Bağlama Baglamas A string instrument
Bahçe Bahtses Garden
Bahsis Baxisi Tip
Bakır Bakiri Copper
Bakkal Bakkalis Grocer
Baklava Baklavas Baklava
Balta Baltas Ax
Bamya Bamia Okra
Barbunya Barbunia A fish
Barut Baruti Gunpowder
Batakçı Bataxis Swindler
Battaniye Batania Woolen Blanket
Bayrak Bairaki Flag
Bekar Bekiaris Batchelor
Bekri Bekris Drunk
Bela Belas Trouble
Benzin Benzina Petrol, gas
Bereket Bereket Abundance, plenty
Beton Beton Concrete
Bey Beis Mr.
Bezelye Bizeli Pea
Biber Piperi Pepper
Biftek Bifteki Steak
Bodrum Boudroumi Cellar, dungeon
Bomba Bomba Bomb
Bora Bora Storm
Bostan Bostani Vegetable field, garden
Boya Bogia Paint
Börek Boureki Pastry, pie
Bre Vre Hi, you
Budala Boudalas Idiot
Bulgur Bligouri Boiled wheat
But Bouti Thigh
Buz Bouzi Ice, very cold
Buzuki Bouzouki Bouzouki
Cacık Tzatziki A drink with cucumbers
Caka Tsaka Swagger, vanity
Cam Tzami Window pane
Cambaz Tzambazis Acrobat, dealer in G.
Cami Tzami Mosque
Cenabet Tzanabetis Crabbed person
Cep Tsepi Pocket
Cereme Tzeremes Fine or cost of damage
Cezve Tzesves Coffee Pot
Cımbız Tsimpida Tweezers
Cifit Tsifoutis Tight in money
Ciğer Tziyeri Liver, lungs
Ciklet Tsikla Chewing gum
Cüce Tsutzes Dwarf
Çadır Tsiantiri Tent
Çakırkeyif Tsakir-kef Slightly drunk
Çalı Tsiali Thorny plant
Çalım Tsalimi Flexibility, show off
Çanak Tsanaki Shallow bowl
Çanta Tsanta Handbag
Çapacul Tsapatulis Untidy
Çapari Tsapari Weight anchor
Çapkın Tsahpinis Seducer, coquettish
Çapraz Tsaprazi Crossed
Çardak Tsardaki Hut of dried branches
Çarık Tsarouhi Rustic shoe
Çarşı Charsi Market
Çatal Tsatala Fork
Çatra Patra Tsatra pat Stumbling speech
Çavus Tsausis Sergeant
Çay Tsai Tea
Çelebi Tselebis Pleasant man, mentor
Çember Tsemperi Circle
Çengel Tsingeli Hook
Çırak Tsiraki Apprentice
Çiftetelli Tsiftetell A dance
Çiftlik Tsifliki Big farm, property
Çimento Tsimento Cement
Çinko Tsingos Zinc
Çipura Tsipura A fish
Çiroz Tsiros A fish
Çoban Tsobanis Shepherd
Çorap Tsurapis Woolen sock
Çorba Tsorbas soup
Çotra Tsotra File fish
Çörek Tsoureki Large bun
Dalavere Dalavere Trick, deceit
Dalga Dalka Wave (sorrow,love in G.)
Dantel Ntantella Lace
Darbuka Ntarbuka Drum
Davul Ntauli Drum
Defne Dafni Laurel
Defter Tefteri Notebook
Demet Demati Bouquet
Dert Derti Sorrow, trouble
Derviş Dervisis Dervish
Despot Despotis Despot
Diploma Diploma Diploma
Direk Ntereki Pole
Divan Divani Sofa
Diyakos Diakos Deacon
Doğru Dogrou Straight
Dolap Ntoulapi Cupboard
Dolma Ntolmas Stuffed leaves
Domates Ntomates Tomatoes
Drahoma Trahoma Dowry
Duvar Ntouvari Wall
Dümbelek Toumbeleki Small drum
Dümen Timoni Rudder, steering wheel
Dünya Dounya World
Düzine Ntouzina Dozen
Efendi Afendis Gentleman
Eksen Axonas Axis
Enginar Anginara Artichoke
Evlek Avlakia A measure of land
Falçata Faltseta Shoemaker's knife
Fanus Fanos Lantern, lampglass
Faras Farasi Dust pan
Farfara Farfara Empty headed, frivolity
Fasulye Fasoulia Bean
Fener Fanari Lantern
Ferman Firmani Sultan's word
Fındık Fountouki Walnut
Fırça Vourtsa Brush
Fıstık Fistiki Pistacchio Nuts
Fidan Fidani Plant, sapling
Filozof Filosofos Philosopher
Fincan Flitzani Cup
Firkete Fourketa Hairpin
Fistan Foustani Woman's dress
Fişek Fiseki Cartridge
Fitil Fitili Fuse
Fol (Pros) Fol Nest egg
Fukara Fukaras Poor,Hopeless
Gaf Gafi Mistake, blunder
Gaile Gaila Care ,Difficulty
Galeta Galeta Breadcrumbs
Gargara Gargara Gargle
Gazoz Gazoza Fizzy water
Gem Gemi Horse bridle
Gemici Gemitzis Sailor
Goril Gorillas Gorilla
Gönder Kontari Flag pole
Gübre Kopria Manure, fertilizer
Güğüm Gumi Jug
Gül Yioulia Rose
Güverte Kouverta Deck of a ship
Haber Haberi News
Halı Hali Carpet, rug
Halka Halkas Ring
Hamal Hamalis Porter
Hamam Hamami Turkish bath
Hançer Hatzari Short sword
Hanım Hanoumi-Ha Lady
Hap Hapi Pill
Haram Harami Waste, sin
Harem Haremi Harem
Harita Hartis Map
Harman Harmani Blend
Hatır Hatiri For somebody's sake,favor
Hava Havas Air, mood
Havuz Havuza Cistern, pool
Havyar Haviar Caviar
Hayvan Haivani Animal, beast
Helva Halvas Halva, a desert
Hendek Handaki Ditch
Hoca Hotzas Teacher, priest
Hora Horos Dance
Horon Horos Dance
Hovarda Houvardas Extravagant, womanizer
Huni Honi Funnel
Hurma Hurmas Date
Huy Houi Habit
Huzur Houzouri State of harmony
Ihlamur Flamouri Linden Tree
Irgat Ergatis Agricultural worker
Iskarmoz Skarmos Oar support
Iskarta Skartos Defective
Iskorpit Skorpios A fish
Ispanak Spanaki Spinach
Istaka Steka Billiard cue
Istampa Stampa Stamp
Izgara Skara Grill
İbrik Briki Pot
İmam Imamis Muslim priest
İmam Bayıldı Imam Baild A dish
İskambil Skambili Playing cards
İskandil Skandali Sounding lead in guns
İskarpin Skarpini Shoe
İskelet Skeletos Skeleton
İskonto Skonto Discount
İspinoz Spinos Chaffinch
İstakoz Astakos Lobster
İstavrit Stavritis A fish
İstavroz Stavros Cross
İsteri Ysteria Hysteria
İstridye Stridi Oyster
Kabadayı Kabadais Tough guy
Kabuk Kabouki Shell (of animals etc.)
Kadayıf Kadaifi Kadaif
Kalabalık Kalabaliki Mass of people
Kalamar Kalamari Squid
Kalay Kalai Solder ( A metal)
Kalaycı Kalaitzis Tinker
Kaldırım Kaldirimi Sidewalk
Kalem Kalemi Pen, chisel
Kalfa Kalfas Assistant
Kalıp Kaloupi Form
Kalpak Kalpaki Fur Cap
Kalpazan Kalpouzano Counterfeiter,lazy
Kama Kama Short dagger
Kambur Kampouris Hunchback
Kamçı Kamtsiki Whip
Kamyon Kamioni Truck
Kanal Kanali Chanel, strait
Kanepe Kanapes Sofa
Kantar Kantari Balance
Kapak Kapaki Cover
Kaparo Kaparo Deposit
Kaplama Kaplamas Covering
Kaplan Kaplani Tiger (Hawk in Greek)
Karagöz Karagoz Black eyed,a shadow figure
Karakol Karakoli Police office,police
Karamela Karamella Candy
Karanfil Karafilli Carnation
Karavana Karavana Meal in the army
Kardeş Kardasis Brother
Karga Karga Crow, a bird
Karides Garides Shrimp
Karpuz Karpuzi Watermelon
Karşı Karsi Opposite
Karşılama Karsilamas A dance
Karyola Kariola Bed ('Nasty'woman in Greek)
Kasa Kassa Safe, packing case
Kasap Hasapis Butcher
Kasket Kasketo Cap
Kaşar Kaseri Yellow cheese
Katran Katrani Tar
Kavga Kavgas Quarrel, fight
Kavurma Kavourmas A type of meat cooking
Kayık Kaiki Small boat
Kayıkçı Kaiksis Seaman
Kayısı Kaisi Apricot
Kaymak Kaimaki Cream
Kazma Kasmas Pick
Kebap Kebap Kebap
Keçe Ketses Coarse felt
Keçi Katsika Goat
Kefal Kefalos A fish
Kelepir Kelepouri Bargain
Kemençe Kementzes A string instrument
Kerata Keratas Cuckold
Kerevet Krevati Bedstead (bed in G.)
Kerhane Kiarhanes Brothel
Kerpeten Kerpeteni Pliers
Kesat Kesati Lack of bussiness
Kese Keses Shallow bowl, purse in T.
Kestane Kastano Chestnut
Keyif Kefi Fun
Kıyma Kimas Ground meat
Kibar Kibaris Kind, gentle
Kiler Kelari Store room
Kilim Kilimi Carpet
Kilise Ecclisia Church
Kilit Klidi Lock,( key in Greek)
Kilot Kulota Underpants
Kimyon Kymino Cumin
Kiraz Kerasi Cherry
Kiremit Keramidi Tile
Kitap Kitapi Book
Klefte Kleftis Thief, theft
Kokona Kokona Ugly, old woman
Kokoreç Kokoretsi Stuffed, grilled intestine
Kolonya Kolonia Eau de Cologne
Koma Koma Coma
Konak Konaki Small Palace
Konserve Konserva Canned food
Kopil Kopeli (Cr Small boy, rascal
Kotra Kotero Small boat
Kova Kouvas Bucket
Köfte Kafta Meatballs
Körfez Korfos Bay, gulf
Kukla Kukla Puppet, doll
Kulanpara Kolombaras Homosexual
Kulübe Kalyva Hut
Kundak Kontaki Baby carriage,gun carriage
Kupeste Koupasti Handrail of banisters
Kurabiye Kurambies Cookie
Kusur Kousouri Fault
Kutu Kouti Box
Kuzine Kouzina Kitchen, stove
Lahana Lahano Cabbage
Lakerda Lakerda Salted, dried fish
Lakırdı Lakirdi Talk, gossip
Levrek Lavraki Bass, a fish
Leylek Leleki Stork
Liman Limani Harbour
Limon Lemoni Lemon
Lokum Lukumi Turkish (Greek) Delight
Lüfer Luferi Blue fish
Macun Mantzuni Elixir,potion
Mahmur Mahmouris Sleepy
Makara Makaras Spool
Manastır Monastiri Monastery
Manav Manavis Green Grocer
Mandalina Mandarini Tangerine
Mangal Mangali Grill
Manolya Manolia A flower
Mantar Manitari Mushroom
Manyak Manyakos Maniac
Marangoz Marangos Carpenter
Marazi Marazi Morbid, hysterical
Marul Maruli Lettuce
Mastika Mastiha Raki, ouzo
Mavna Mavna Fishing boat
Mavro Mavro Negro (slang)
Maydanoz Maidanos Parsley
Meltem Meltemi Summer wind
Menekşe Menekses Violet
Mengene Mengeni Press, screw jack clamp
Mersin Myrsini Myrtle
Metazori Me ta zori By force, by threat
Metelik Metaliki Small money
Meydan Meidani Square
Meze Mezes Snack
Midye Mydi Mussel
Mikrop Mikrobio Microbe
Misafir Musafiris Guest
Musakka Musakas A dish
Muşmula Mousmoula A fruit
Müze Mousio Museum
Narenciye Nerantzi Orange like fruits
Nargile Nargiles Tobacco pipe
Naz Nazi Reluctance
Oğlan Ts-oglani Boy (Bad boy in G.)
Okka Oka Measure of weight
Okyanus Okeanos Ocean
Orfoz Rofos A fish
Orman Roumani Forest
Pabuç Papoutsi Shoe
Paça Patsas A soup
Paçoz Patsoura Ugly,dirty
Palamar Palamari Rope for the boat
Palamut Palamuti A fish
Panayır Panigyri Fair
Panjur Pantzouri Shutters
Pantalon Panteloni Trousers
Papara Papara A dish
Papaz Papas Priest
Para Paras Money
Paralı Paralis Rich
Parazit Parasito Parasite
Paskalya Pashalia Easter
Pasta Pasta Cake, pleat
Pastırma Pastourmas Dried meat
Patates Patates Potatoes
Patırtı Patirdi Noise
Patlıcan Patlatzani Eggplant
Pavurya Kavouria Edible crab, spider crab
Pazar Pazari Market
Perde Berdes Curtain
Pezevenk Pezevengis Pimp
Pırasa Praso Leek
Pide Pita Pita
Pilaki Fasolia pl Beans with onion and oil
Pilav Pilafi Rice
Pirzola Brizola Steak
Piskopos Episkopos Orthodox bishop
Portakal Portokali Oranges
Rahat Rahati Rest, relaxation
Rakı Raki Raki, ouzo
Reçine Retsini Resin
Revani Revani A dessert
Rezil Rezili Ridiculed, embaressment
Sabun Sapuni Soap
Sahan Sagani Small frying pan
Sakat Sakatis Cripple
Salep Salepi A hot drink
Salvar Salvari Loose trousers
Salya Salia Saliva
Salyangoz Saliangos Snail
Samar Siamara Slap in the face
Samata Samatas Noise
Sandal Sandali Open shoe
Sardalya Sardela Sardines
Sarık Sariki Turban
Sarraf Sarafis Money and gold changer
Saz Sazi A string instrument
Sazan Sazani A fish
Semer Samari Saddle
Sersem Sersemis Fool
Sevda Sevdas Love, sorrow
Seyran Seriani Walk, stroll
Sıva Sovas Construction bond
Siftah Seftes First sale of the day
Siktir Sihtiri Get out of here!
Simit Simiti Ring shaped bread roll
Sinik Sniki Measure of cereals
Soba Soba Stove for room heating
Sokak Sokaki Street
Somya Somies Bedstead (metal)
Soy Soi Relatives, ancestors
Sucuk Soutzouki Sausages
Sultan Soultan Sultan
Supya Soupia Cuttlefish
Susam Sousami Sesame
Sümbül Zoumbouli Hyacinth
Sünger Sfungari Sponge
Şapşal Sapsalis Stupid
Şerbet Serbeti Sherbet
Şerit Siriti Stripe, chevron
Takım Takimi Set, shift of workmen
Takoz Takos Wedge
Takunya Takouni Heel of shoe, wooden shoe
Tamah Tamahi Greed
Tambur Tambouras An instrument
Tapa Tapa Cork, stopper
Taraça Taratsa Terrace
Tarama Taramas A seafood appetizer
Tarhana Trahanas A soup
Tavan Tavani Ceiling
Tavla Tavli Backgammon
Tel Teli Chord, string
Tembel Tembelis Lazy
Temel Themelio Foundation
Tencere Tentzeris Cooking pot
Teneke Tenekes Tin
Tepe Tepes Hill
Tepsi Tapsi Baking tin
Tersane Tarsanas Shipyard
Tertip Tertipi Trick
Tombeki Toumbeki Tobacco pipe
Top Topi Ball
Torba Ntorvas Sack, bag
Tuğla Touvlo, to Brick
Tulumba Touloumba Pump, a dessert
Turşu Toursi Pickle
Tüfek Toufeki Gun
Türlü Tourlou A dish of mixed vegetables
Uskumru Skumbri A fish
Vaftiz Vaftisi To baptise
Varil Vareli Barrel, cask
Veresiye Verese On credit
Vernik Verniki Varnish
Yahni Yahni Sort of ragout, a dish
Yaka Yakas Collar
Yalı Yalos Shore, beach
Yapı Yapi Construction
Yasemin Yasemi Jasmine
Yelek Yeleki Waist coat
Zar Zari Die, dice
Zargana Zargana Needlefish
Zarif Zarifis Elegant
Zembil Zembili Flat straw basket
Zevzek Zeuzekis Silly, superficial
Zeybek Zeibekikos A dance
Zifiri Zoferos Darkness
Zor Zori Force, trouble, difficulty
Zurna Zurnas A wind instrument
Zülüf Tsouloufi Lock of hair
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Postby insan » Sat Jan 22, 2005 2:40 am

Popaz Papazi Priest


I wonder what's the equivelent of pirilli(Marbles made of glass) in Greek.
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Postby cannedmoose » Sat Jan 22, 2005 1:03 pm

I was interested to see 'Gaf' or 'Gafi' meaning mistake. The word 'Gaffe' exists in English with a similar attached meaning. I wonder if this is a legacy of the British period in Cyprus? :?
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