After γεια σασ, polite phrases like "please" and "thank you" are the most important Greek vocabulary you’ll ever learn. When you visit Greece, knowing just these few phrases will go a long way, even if the very next thing you say is Μιλάτε αγγλικά;

please παρακαλώ
thank you (very much)   ευχαριστώ (πολύ)
you’re welcome   παρακαλώ
excuse me
(to get past someone)   συγγνώμη
(to get someone’s attention)   παρακαλώ
I’m sorry to bother/disturb you   συγγνώμη
I’m sorry
(for something you did)   συγγνώμη
(in response to sad news)   λυπάμαι
good wishes
cheers (when toasting)   στην υγειά σας / σου
enjoy your meal   καλή όρεξη
bless you   γείτσες
Sir, Mr.   Κύριε
Ma’am, Mrs.   Κυρία
Miss   δεσποινίς

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