"Το σπίτι μου είναι δίπλα στο ξενοδοχείο."

Translation:My house is next to the hotel.

August 1, 2017

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

What is the origin of ξενοδοχείο? The first part is probably "foreigner", and the second one?

August 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/troll1995

Ξενοδοχείο<ξενοδόχος=hotelier<ξένος(foreigner)+-δόχοςδέχομαι (accept/receive). So it actually means "the place that accepts/receives foreigners/strangers"

August 1, 2017

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

Επισης τα λέμε, το σπιτι μου ειναι κοντά στο ξενοδοχείο;

December 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/D_..
Mod

    κοντά=near. (Also, "Επισης λέμε", without τα ;)

    December 17, 2017

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AniruddhaJ20

    What is the etymology of the word ξενοδοχείο?

    March 20, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/D_..
    Mod

      Wiktionary is usually pretty good for etymology! ;)
      Ξενοδοχείο

      March 20, 2018
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