"My sister never drinks."

Translation:Η αδελφή μου δεν πίνει ποτέ.

November 6, 2016

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are πότε different from ποτέ; πότε is when (asking for a time) and ποτέ is never?

November 6, 2016

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Yes, exactly.

November 6, 2016

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Is αδερφή just a spelling variation?

December 19, 2016

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No, it also corresponds to a pronunciation variation.

αδελφή is the "classical" form which was resurrected; αδερφή is what the word turned into by centuries of sound change, at least in some dialects.

Nowadays, both forms coexist.

December 19, 2016

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Is it the same for αδελφος και αδερφος?

January 10, 2017

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Yes, exactly.

January 10, 2017

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fascinating :)

February 23, 2017
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