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"Η ημερομηνία είναι σημαντική."

Translation:The date is important.

September 10, 2016



One of the things I love about Greek is that you can find so many familiar words especially when you don't expect them. I would never thought semantics could have any connection with the Greek word for important, though when you think about it, it makes sense: "important/significant" = "signify = mean" = "meaning".

If I enjoy this etymology stuff so much now, I can't imagine what I'll feel when the Latin course comes out :)


you should study linguistics if you haven't already, you would love it :)


You are absolutely right. I will certainly do that one day :)


Is there a connection between the words σημαντικη and Aristoteles teaching called semantism? Hm.

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