Tag: bilingual vlog
Homophones (from the Greek homo- ὁμο‑, “same”, and phōnḗ φωνή, “voice, utterance) are words that sound the same but have a completely different meaning and, sometimes, different spelling. Here is a list of Greek homophones that sometimes confuse Greek language students.
In today’s Greek-English vlog, you are going to learn a number of Greek phrases and idioms that make no sense when translated into other languages. For example, can you guess what “you ate my ears” means in Greek?
Here are a few English phrases and idioms that you should avoid translating into Greek (+ what you can say instead). The bilingual vlog also includes English idioms that do make sense when translated into Greek.