Translation:I drink beer
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True, the correct, new, simplified spelling of the word is with a "ι", but formerly it was written with "υ", that's why so many people (including me) still misspell it (even though I know it's wrong - old habits die hard). But what was on the mind of the person who decided to translate as "μπύρα" the "bier" (it's believed that the translation came from the German word) is a true mystery. I mean, I know that a theory this was based on is that the spelling of the loan should reflect the original word's spelling, so since there's not only an "i" but an "ie", the "ι" wouldn't be enough to reflect that, but how on earth was the "υ" a better option?! Anyway, I guess that one of the mysteries of the Greek language will remain unsolved for now :P