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Day: August 6, 2016
Whats the difference between λες and πεις?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jDSR1nBgpg I had to correct your spelling there: πεις, not πες. In the context you’ve given, both are subjunctives, following μη “don’t”. Λες is the present subjunctive, meaning it’s imperfective (continuous); πεις is the aorist subjunctive (perfective). So “don’t keep telling me” vs “don’t tell me” (once-off). Why would the lyricist switch aspect in the […]
What role does belly dancing play in Greek culture?
I’ve read Dimitris M Papadakis’ response, and I’m quite happy to vehemently disagree with him. And of course… Many modern Greek citizens may, of course claim otherwise, but there ought to be a distinction between those who happen to be Greek citizens and those who have a Greek mind and adhere to a Greek, that […]