7 Greek adjectives used in English every day- Modern Greek

It’s possible to describe and comment simply but effectively by using είμαι I am, είναι he/she is etc. and certain adjectives that are similar in English and Greek.

       –ic/-ical     ικός-ική-ικό

Αποτέλεσμα εικόνας για english flagΑποτέλεσμα εικόνας για ellhnikh shmaia

  1. Είμαι αλλεργικός στο σιτάρι. Ι’m allergic to wheat
  2. Eίναι ασθματική. She is asthmatic
  3. Είναι φανταστικό! It’s fantastic!
  4. Είναι πρακτική λύση. It’s a practical solution.
  5. Είστε πολύ συμπαθητικός! You are very nice! (Note the different meaning from the English sympathetic)
  6. Είναι τουριστικό μέρος. It’s a tourist(ic) place.
  7. Eίναι πολιτικό θέμα. It’s a political issue.

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