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"Αυτή είναι η τσέπη."

Translation:This is the pocket.

February 18, 2017

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

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


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

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


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

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stergi3

It passed to Greek from Turkish during the Ottoman period


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jss.___

When will there be a course of Arabic in Duolingo? ;-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JoaoJosede1

Pronounced tsépi


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

is "it is a pocket" definitely incorrect?


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

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

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