"The woman eats rice."
Translation:Η γυναίκα τρώει ρύζι.
So the word ρυζι is spelled as RIXI isn't it suppoused to be spelled as RIZI (rice)?
No, rice in Greek is ρύζι or in uppercase ΡΥΖΙ. NOTE it is Ζζ not Ξξ nor Χχ.
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This is not a very clear recording. It should be "rizi" we are expecting a new sound system and this will be corrected.
Why is 'γυναίκα' heard as 'Yenaika'? Where's the sound G represented in the Greek letter Γ?
That is the correct pronunciation for "γυναίκα". If you check the links shown just above yours you will see among others a list shown the approximate pronunciation of each letter.
E.g. Γ-γ Γάμμα (Γάμα) //Gama|γ |as in game or yes
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