"Αυτή είναι η τσέπη."

Translation:This is the pocket.

February 18, 2017

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/CanMorel

This word (tsebi) probably comes from the Turkish word "cep" [djep] which in turn comes from Arabic! Fun stuff!

February 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo

Yes, Greek has quite a number of loanwords from Turkish, mostly with the -ι ending.

April 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/ALHarake

Jayb = جيب In Arabic Τσέπη = tsepi = sounds like= جيبي = my pocket

April 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Stergi3

It passed to Greek from Turkish during the Ottoman period

May 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/JoaoJosede1

Pronounced tsépi

March 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Alejandro_T

is "it is a pocket" definitely incorrect?

September 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo

Yes.

September 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/margrankin

Yes. "A" and " the" are not the same.

January 17, 2019
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