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Greek Word of the Day - intravenous (adjective)

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ενδοφλέβιος (endoflévios) intravenous (adjective)

Η νοσοκόμα τοποθέτησε μια ενδοφλέβια γραμμή για να χορηγήσει στον ασθενή υγρά.
I nosokóma topothétise mia endoflévia grammí gia na chorigísei ston asthení ygrá.
The nurse started an intravenous line (IV) to give the patient fluids.

ενδοφλέβιο υγρό
endoflévio ygró
intravenous fluid

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Greek Word of the Day - pamphlet (noun)

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φυλλάδιο (filádio) pamphlet (noun)

Ένα φυλλάδιο είναι ένας καλός και φθηνός τρόπος να διαδώσεις πολύτιμες πληροφορίες.
To filádio íne énas kalós ke fthinós trópos na diadósis polítimes pliroforíes.
A pamphlet is a good, cheap way to pass out valuable information.

χαρτί φυλλαδίου
hartí filadíu
pamphlet paper

μοιράζω το φυλλάδιο
mirázo to filádio
hand out the pamphlet

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Greek Word of the Day - meter (noun)

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μέτρο (métro) meter (noun)

Το πόδι της ενήλικης γυναίκας έχει μήκος ένα μέτρο.
To pódi tis enílikis yinékas éhi míkos éna métro.
The adult woman’s leg measures one meter.

Υπάρχουν εκατό εκατοστά σ’ ένα μέτρο.
Ipárhun ekató ekatostá s’ éna métro.
There are one hundred centimeters in a meter.

ένα μέτρο
éna métro
one meter

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Greek Word of the Day - turn off (verb)

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σβήνω (zvíno) turn off (verb)

Τα παιδιά έσβησαν το ρεύμα.
Ta paidía ésvisan to révma.
The children turned off the power.

Ο άντρας σβήνει την τηλεόραση με το τηλεχειριστήριο.
O ántras svínei tin tileórasi me to tilecheiristírio.
The man is turning off the TV with the remote control.

Σβήσε τα φώτα όταν φύγεις από το δωμάτιο για να εξοικονομήσεις ηλεκτρική ενέργεια.
Svíse ta fóta ótan fýgeis apó to domátio gia na exoikonomíseis ilektrikí enérgeia.
Turn off the lights when you leave the room to save electricity.

Τα παιδιά σβήνουν το ρεύμα.
Ta paidiá svínoun to révma.
The children turn off the power.

σβήνω το ρέυμα
svíno to révma
turn off the power

σβήνω την τηλεόραση
svíno tin tileórasi
turn off a TV

σβήνω τα φώτα
svíno ta fóta
turn off the lights

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Greek Word of the Day - help (verb)

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βοηθάω (voitháo) help (verb)

Οι γιοί βοήθησαν τη μητέρα τους.
Oi gioi voíthisan ti mitéra tous.
The sons helped their mother.

Βοηθήστε με!
Voithíste me!
Help me!

Οι γιοί βοηθάνε τη μητέρα τους.
Oi gioi voitháne ti mitéra tous.
The sons help their mother.

βοηθάω τη μητέρα μου
voitháo ti mitéra mou
help one’s mother

έρχομαι για βοήθεια
érchomai gia voítheia
come to help

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Greek Word of the Day - cheetah (noun)

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τσίτα (tsíta) cheetah (noun)

Η τσίτα κάθεται στο λόφο.
I tsíta káthetai sto lófo.
The cheetah is sitting on the hill.

Η τσίτα είναι το πιο γρήγορο ζώο ξηράς στη Γη.
I tsíta eínai to pio grígoro zóo xirás sti Gi.
The cheetah is the fastest land animal on earth.

Η τσίτα ψάχνει για τροφή στο λιβάδι.
I tsíta psáchnei gia trofí sto livádi.
The cheetah is searching for food in the grassland.

τσίτα με βούλες
tsíta me voýles
spotted cheetah

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Greek Word of the Day - spine (phrase)

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σπονδυλική στήλη (spondylikí stíli) spine (phrase)

κόκαλα σπονδυλικής στήλης
kókala spondylikís stílis
bones of the spine

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Greek Word of the Day - heel (noun)

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πτέρνα (ptérna) heel (noun)

Κινήθηκε προς τα πίσω στην πτέρνα του ποδιού του.
Kiníthike pros ta píso stin ptérna toy podioý toy.
He rocked backwards onto the heel of his foot.

πτέρνα του ποδιού
ptérna toy podioý
heel of the foot

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Greek Word of the Day - sprain (verb)

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στραμπουλώ (strambuló) sprain (verb)

στραμπουλώ τον αστράγαλο
strabuló ton astrágalo
sprain an ankle

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Greek Word of the Day - carpet (noun)

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χαλάκι (haláki) carpet (noun)

Βάλαμε ένα καινούργιο χαλάκι στο μπάνιο.
Válame éna kainoýrgio chaláki sto bánio.
We put down a new rug in the bathroom.

νάιλον χαλάκι
náilon chaláki
nylon rug

χαλάκι μπάνιου
chaláki bánioy
bathroom rug

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