Day: June 11, 2016

How do I translate the Greek word filotimo?

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Posted in categories: Linguistics, Modern Greek

An attempt at a grand unified theory of filotimo. Eleftherios V. Tserkezis touches on all the key aspects. It is a Greek’s sense of honour, to use the old fashioned wording; of being respected in society, of social capital. It is what one can take pride in as an engaged member of society. But this […]