"Αντίο!"

Translation:Goodbye!

August 31, 2016

22 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/YPSILONZ

Αντίο is not a word of greek origin, but a loanword, as stated in many comments above. So its pronunciation should be without a "n" sound. Most Greeks pronounce "ντ" like a d anyway, even in greek words nowadays. There's no point denying the truth - the language is a living organism and constantly changing.

April 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Cherry65467

In Cyprus we also say γεια σας on leaving

January 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16
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Yes, and that is also very common in Greece.

January 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16
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This is a good link for pronunciation. You may want to give it a try.

http://forvo.com/tags/

September 10, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Huy_Ngo

Is this related to Spanish "Adios!"?

April 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jaye16
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Most likely. Here is what I found: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0search=adios: "... from Spanish adios, from the phrase "a dios vos acomiendo "I commend you to God;" the French form is adieu."

See Stergi3's post above for more.

April 9, 2017
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