Paxos Guide (Beta)

Your comprehensive travel guide for holidays in Paxos (Paxi, Paxoi) and Antipaxos, Greece

Learn Basic Greek

Though most Paxiots you will encounter possess an excellent command of the English language, understanding or even speaking a word or two of Greek is always appreciated by the locals, and rightfully so.

Below are some basic words, phrases and numbers to help you along the way.

For help deciphering words written in the Greek alphabet, this page on Wikipedia provides an excellent resource.

WordPronounced (approximately)
YesNei
NoOchi
PleaseParakalo
Thank YouEfharisto
HelloYiassou
Good morningKali Mera
Good eveningKali Spera
Good nightKali Nikta
How are you?Ti Kanese?
Good, very wellPoli Kala
Do you speak English?Milate Anglika?
How much?Poso Kani?
I don't understandThen Katalaveno
I understandKatalaveno
I would like...Thelo
The billTo Logarismo
Cheers!Yiammas!
Where is?Pou Ini?
BankTrapeza
PharmacyFarmakeio
Post OfficeTachidromio
PoliceAstinomia
NumberPronounced (approximately)
1Ena
2Thio
3Tria
4Tessera
5Pendeh
6Exi
7Eftar
8Ockto
9Enyar
10Thecka
100Ekaton
200Thiakossia
500Pentakossia
1000Ena Hilarikon