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Greek is a language of Greece. The Greek language has a classification of Indo-European, Greek, and Attic.

Greek is spoken throughout Greece, but it is mainly concentrated in Greek Macedonia. Greek is also spoken in Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bulgaria, Canada, Congo, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Malawi, Paraguay, Poland, Romania, Russia (Europe), Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sweden, Tunisia, Turkey (Europe), Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the USA.

The total population of the Greek-speaking people in Greece is close to 10 million. The total population of all of the people who speak Greek, in the world, is over 12 million, which means that over 2 million people outside of Greece speak Greek.

Greek can also be called Ellinika, Grec, Greco, Graecae, Romaic, and Neo-Hellenic.

There are 3 dialects of the Greek language: Katharevousa, Dimotiki, and Saracatsan. Katharevousa is an ancient mythical dialect. Dimotiki is the spoken ancient mythical dialect and now it is the official dialect. Saracatsan is the traveling shepherds of northern Greece. The Greek that is spoken in Italy and the Greek that is spoken in Corsica are different languages. The Greek in Cyprus is known to have the same dialect close to that of Classical Greek than the Greek spoken in Greece in vocabulary means. Also it has an Arabic and Turkish influence.

The Greek language is an official language. It was used in the Bible from 1840-1994. The Greeks in Russia and in the Ukraine speak either Greek or Turkish and are called ‘Urums’. The Karamanli were Orthodox Christian Turks who came from central Turkey.

 

Interesting Fact

Greek is spoken in Greece and Cyprus. It is recognized as a minority language in several neighbouring European countries and is common in Greek emigrant communities around the world including in Canada and the USA. 

It is an official language of the European Union.

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Our mother tongue Greek translators and interpreters are dispersed all around the world. Our global Project Management presence and dispersed teams of Greek translators means that we can handle your project professionally, even when you have tight turnaround requirements.

Things to Consider

Greek Transcreation

There are a wide range cultural aspects in the Greek speaking world that can vary quite significantly depending on the region. For example, many colors, symbols, and region-specific slang can have unintended implications. It is vital that text be adapted accordingly.

In the translation industry we use the term ‘Transcreation’ to refer to this adaptation of a text to suit the cultural understanding of a specific target audience.

It can be a challenging task for a business to expand into the Greek market. It’s vitally important that marketing and advertising messages are correctly adapted to this audience, while not compromising the original purpose, style, tone, and context of the message. An awareness of local cultural nuances and adapting your text accordingly is why our Greek translators only translate into their native tongue.

Greek Website Localization

In the age of globalization, localizing your website is a highly cost-effective investment and an easy way to expand your business presence in that target market. We can professionally translate your website into Greek to retain its meaning and flavor as per your original content. Don’t insult your prospective customers by using a “free website translation tool” that risks showing disrespect before even building a client relationship. We can work in HTML, XML, ASP, PHP, GIF, JPEG, Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, PNG, and other Content Management Systems.

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