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LESSON 1
THE GREEK LETTERS 

by George Valsamis

 

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Page 9

ΜΗΤΗΡ = MOTHER (MI/TIR)

ΝΕΚΥΣ = CORPSE (NE/KIS)

ΞΕΝΟΣ = STRANGER (XE/NOS)

ΟΔΥΡΟΜΑΙ = I WEEP (ODI/ROME)

ΠΡΟΣΩΠΟΝ = FACE, PERSON (PRO/SOPON)

ΠΕΡΙΠΕΤΕΙΑ = ADVENTURE (PERIPE/TEIA) - Especially in Greek Tragedy (wherefrom we use it even for current literary works) peripeteia means a sudden change in the life of the hero, a turn of fate that brings him closer to an unexpected knowledge. Peripeteia is here pronounced by actor Anthony Hopkins, in both the normal/traditional and the erasmian way.

ΡΩΜΗ = STRENGTH (RO/MI)

ΣΙΔΗΡΟΣ = IRON - ARMOUR (SI/DIROS)

ΤΕΥΧΕΑ = WEAPONS - VESSELS (TE/FHEA)

ΥΙΟΣ = SON (YO/S)

ΦΗΜΙ = I DECLARE, I SAY (FIMI/)

ΧΑΡΙΕΙΣ = FULL OF GRACE (HARI/IS)

ΨΥΧΗ = SOUL (PSYHI/)

ΩΔΗ = ODE (ODI/)

 

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