Where Can You Find Meanings of Greek Words?


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Meanings of Greek words can be found online through dictionary websites such as Greek-Dictionary.org. Internet users can also translate Greek words into English and other languages with translation websites.

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Where Can You Find Meanings of Greek Words?
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Greek-Dictionary.org offers the English translation, Greek writing and the Roman transliteration for every word on the site. A word of the day is featured on the home page and users can search for word meanings with a word of Greek or English origin. The website was built by people who speak Greek daily and contains over 12,000 words as of 2015.

ImTranslator.net, Translation.Babylon.com and Kypros.org are examples of websites that offer free Greek translations. ImTranslator and Babylon can translate any Greek word into a wide variety of other languages, including English, French, Italian, German and Russian. Kypros.org only does English translations.

The Greek language is native to the southern Balkans, Aegean Islands, Asia Minor, areas of northern and Eastern Anatolia and southern Italy and Cyprus. It spans 34 centuries of written records and has one of the longest documented histories out of all the Indo-European languages. The Phoenician script gave rise to the written Greek alphabet. Previous to the Greek alphabet, the Linear B system and the Cypriot syllabary were used for written communication.

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