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Yes, Here's how to get them
HOW TO ADD THE GREEK ALPHABET TO YOUR KEYBOARD Here are some links to easily convert your keyboard to enable you to use both Latin and Greek characters as you need. We have found these easy to install and simple to use. For Windows
Don't forget to read the Tips & Notes for more information including how to use Latin letters for the Greek.
Use the hover drop down hints. And of course, ask us if you have any other questions. Best of luck.
Ελένη is a Greek name (in ancient and modern Greek). It means "shining", "glorious" and it has to do with light.
[ · Hellenes, Greek: Έλληνες) Hellenic is a synonym for Greek · https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hellenic · ]
[ · Ἥλιος · Helios · Greek mythological Sun god personification and personification · Greek ἥλιος is the inherited word for the Sun, from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂u-el, which is cognate with Latin sol, Sanskrit surya, Old English swegl, Old Norse sól, Welsh haul, Avestan hvar, etc. The name Helen is thought to share this etymology, and may express an early alternate personification of the sun among Hellenic peoples. · The female offspring of Helios were called Heliades. · https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ἥλιος · https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helios · https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ήλιος · https://el.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ήλιος · https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Ήλιος · ]
[ · The Vergina Sun (Greek: Ήλιος της Βεργίνας, also known as the "Star of Vergina", "Macedonian Star" or "Argead Star") is a rayed solar symbol appearing in ancient Greek art · https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vergina_Sun · ] [ · Golden Larnax of Philip II of Macedo · https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Image_larnax_of_philip.jpg · ]
[ · Gold Casket & wreath/crown from tomb of Phillip II (Vergina, Greece) · https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bo7JSv2v1EU · ]
[ · From Ancient Greek δαίω (daíō). · https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/δάδα · ]
[ · From Ancient Greek δάοσ (dáos, “torch”), from δαίω (daíō, “to kindle”), from Proto-Indo-European *deh₂u- (“kindle, burn”). Related to Tocharian A twās. · https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/taeda · ]
how do you add the ' over the alpha? I tried to look it up but have yet to figure it out
I am assuming you have a Greek keyboard.
Ok, first you press the the semicolon key ; (on the right of the L) then the letter you want the accent ' on.
Look in the Tips & Notes for the ABC skill which has more information. Good luck.
thanks. this is coming to me surprisingly easy. and the added ' will be useful ^ω^
Hello! You can find instructions and links on how to add a Greek keyboard both in this very discussion and in the Tips and notes in the first unit. Happy learning!
Look on this page and you'll find a post that says: HOW TO ADD THE GREEK ALPHABET TO YOUR KEYBOARD
In fact read as much of the page as you can there is a lot of information.
No, "dad" in Greek is "μπαμπά" which is pronounced "baBA". δάδα is a torch a bit smaller than what is used at the Olympic games.
Well hi there. We on the team are also from Greece. Your contribution is appreciated and we look forward to others. Read the other comments on this page and you'll see that "ντουντούκα" is a particular kind of 'torch'. And the whole point is to teach the double consonant...NT ντ.... which is found in the word "ντουντούκα".
Here you are. These links will not only show you how to get the Greek keyboard but also how to find the Greek letters on it and show you other useful links.
And here is another to help you navigate Duolingo
FAQ - General Questions, Bugs Reports https://www.duolingo.com/comment/23799672
Some simple rules to get you started:
Always read the comments before posting.
Read the Tips notes right below the list of lessons on your
Read the drop down hints. Pass your cursor over a word and a list of words will appear.
I enjoy the discussion and hope it continues, as well as any other activities where we can exchange ideas and opinions
Γεια σας - νομίζω ότι και ο δαύλος και ο πυρσός σημαίνει 'torch', αν λέμε για αναμέννο κομμάτι από ξύλο ή κάτι τέτοιο. Επίσης, για τους Άγλλους - νομίζω! -είμαι Αμερικανίδα - ένα torch μπορεί να σημαίνει ένας ηλεκτρικός φακός. Ευχαριστώ πολύ για όλες τις προσπάθειές σας!
That's right. Those are other words for "torch" in Greek. What we have here is to acquaint learners with the Greek alphabet. The British word for "flashlight" is also "torch". Happy New Year and Happy learning on Duo.