Tuesday, 14 December 2010
Funny Greek to English translations
It will go in this order :
Greek - literal translation - meaning in context
koufalitsa - small hole in a tree - crafty/cunning person
ade kourepsou - go have a haircut - stop talking about things you're oblivious about
tha se fao - I'm gonna eat you - I'm really angry for what you did
Tha sou alakso ta fota- I'll change your lights - You're screwed.
Tha fas ksilo - You'll eat wood - You'll get a smack.
Siga ta Laxana - slowly the vegetables - It's not a big deal.
Tha mou tripiseis tin miti - You will pierce my nose - You can't do anything to me.
Tha mou klasis ta frithia - You can fart on my eyebrows - You can't do anything to me.
Ai Pkniksou - go drown yourself - leave me alone
kolopedo - bum child - misbehaved child and/or bastard
min mou zalizeis ta arxithia - don't make my balls dizzy - Stop saying nonsense to me.
Pao na kano ton psofio - I'm going to act like a corpse - I'm going to have a rest.
Kane ton psofio korio – I’m going to act like a dead bug. – I’m going to pretend that nothing happened.
se grafo sta palia mou ta papoutsia - I am writing you on my old shoes - I'm ignoring you.
If you live, or have lived, in a foreign country, were there any strange phrases that caught your attention?