The Lingo ‘Shop ’til you Drop !’

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For those in the know !
Our regular readers will have noticed that we’ve moved on from the basics, which you can still check out on the web The Lingo – Basics Course and with the huge influx of ex-pats in Cyprus this is one of our Advanced Courses, or as one would say “Ya dou’s ex’ib’nous” or aka ”for those in the know” 😉

We’ll kick you off with a few numbers …

OneEna
TwoThe'oh
ThreeDree'ah
FourDess'eh'rah
FiveBen'deh
SixS'exi
Sevenf'tah
EightOcc'toh
NineN'yia
TenTheh'gah
ElevenEn'de'gah
TwelveThoh'theh'gah
ThirteenThe'gah'dree'ah
FourteenTheh'ga'dess'eh'ra
And so on ...Sin'eh'he'ah
TwentyEee'goss'ie
ThirtyDree'an'dah
FortySa'ran'dah
FiftyBay'in'dah
SixtyEx'sin'dah
SeventyEff'thoh'min'dah
EightyOcc'thon'dah
NinetyN'en'nin'dah
One HundredEgg'ah'doh
Let's goBah'men
ShoppingPsoum'nis'ma
Are you open?Iss'eh an'nik'tos?
Can I have?Bor'oh nah ehho?
PinkRoz
PleaseSe'barra'galloh
One of thoseEn'ah aff'toh
Thank youEff'harris'toh
AndKeh
It'sIn'neh
Too bigMehg'al'on
BlackMav'ron
Too smallMig'ron
BlueBleh
Too tightSs'fig'tonn
RedGok'kinnoh
Too looseTart
GreenBras'inoh
Too highPssy'lon
Too shortGone'doh
YellowGid'rie'non
Too lowHam'me'lon
GreyGriz'zoh
Do you have?Eh'heh'deh
I wantThe'loh
I don't wantThen the'loh
I like itMou ar'ezzie
I don't likeThen mou ar'ezzie
I needHri'azz'oh
Can I?Borro'na
TryTho'kim'ass'oh
This oneDoo'doh
A bit biggerB'yio meg'al'on
NiceOrr'a'oh
That oneGin'noh
A bit smallerB'yio mig'ron
PerfectDel'lee'oh
BikiniBig'ginni
One pieceMono gom'mado
OkN'daxi
I supposeMal'lon
Wrap it upDee'lick'seh'doh
Do you take?B'yian'niz?
CardsGarth'da
CashMed'rie'da
PoundsLee'rez
Where's?Boo'inneh
The BankE drab'ezza
The MoneyDa' Rie'al'yia
ChequeEe'bid'oh'yie
StampsGramma'dof'filoh
EnvelopeFag'ill'loh
GoldHriss'son
SilverAss'see'meno
LeatherThere'ma'din'oh
How much?Boss'sah
HOW MUCH?!!!BOSSSSA?!!!

MIX & MATCH
Can I have some money to go shopping?
Borro nah ehho riealyia na bahmen psoumnisma?

That black one is too big!
Ginnoh doh mav’roh inneh mehgalon

It’s very nice here
Inneh orr’a’oh thameh

One for the ladies … don’t go shopping without it !

By Tony Dynamou
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