"Μου αρέσει η πετοσφαίριση."

Translation:I like volleyball.

December 23, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ellada224

I thought βόλεϊ was volleyball too. What do most people normally use for volleyball?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/spdl79

I believe βόλεϊ is the more commonly-used, everyday, λαϊκός word.

πετοσφαίριση is the more formal, purist formulation. I think someone even said elsewhere that if you use terms like πετοσφαίριση instead of βόλεϊ, μπάσκετ, etc, you'll pretty quickly mark yourself out as a foreigner.

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