People & Professions in Greek

People & Professions in Greek 2017-07-21T10:19:49+00:00

Let’s talk about people, jobs and professions. These words and phrases will help you when talking about yourself and others, or when you’re planning to apply for a new job abroad.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Greek“.

People & Professions in Greek

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People

EnglishGreekGreek
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
human (being) / person
άνθρωπος
άτομο
ánthropos
átomo

people / humans
άτομα
άνθρωποι
átoma
ánthropi

woman
γυναίκα
yinéka
man
άνδρας
ándras
child
παιδί
pedí
girl
κορίτσι
korítsi
boy
αγόρι
agóri

Professions

EnglishGreekGreek
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
profession
επάγγελμα
epángelma
employee / worker
εργαζόμενος
εργάτης
ergazómenos
ergátis

clerk / official
υπάλληλος
ipállilos
colleague
συνάδελφος
sinádelfos
pensioner / retiree
συνταξιούχος
sintaxiúkhos
unemployed person / jobseeker
άνεργος
ατόμο που αναζητά εργασία
ánergos
atómo pu anazitá ergasía

doctor
γιατρός
yiatrós
journalist
δημοσιογράφος
dimosiográfos
engineer
μηχανικός
mikhanikós
boss
αφεντικό
afentikó
director
διευθυντής
diefthintís
manager
διευθυντής
diefthintís
secretary
γραμματέας
grammatéas
driver
οδηγός
odigós
farmer
αγρότης
agrótis
baker
αρτοποιός
artopiós
salesman (m), saleswoman (f)
πωλητής, πωλήτρια
politís (m), polítria (f)
nurse
νοσοκόμος, νοσοκόμα
nosokómos (m), nosokóma (f)
policeman (m), policewoman (f)
αστυνομικός
astinomikós
cook / chef
μάγειρας, μαγείρισσα
σεφ
máyiras (m), mayírissa (f)
sef


teacher (m), female teacher (f)
δάσκαλος, δασκάλα
dáskalos (m), daskála (f)
shoemaker [Sg]
τσαγκάρης
tsangáris
shoemakers [Pl]
τσαγκάρηδες
tsangárides
watchmaker [Sg]
ωρολογοποιός
orologopiós
watchmakers [Pl]
ωρολογοποιοί
orologopiís

Work & Application

EnglishGreekGreek
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
(to) work
δουλεύω
dulévo
work / job
εργασία
δουλειά
ergasía
duliá

workplace
χώρος εργασίας
khóros ergasías
employment / occupation
απασχόληση
επάγγελμα
apaskhólisi
epángelma

office
γραφείο
grafío
factory
εργοστάσιο
ergostásio
construction site
εργοτάξιο
ergotáxio
salary
μισθός
misthós
(to) earn
κερδίζω
kerdízo
(to) look for a job
ψάχνω για δουλειά
psákhno yia duliá
(to) find a job
βρίσκω δουλειά
vrísko duliá
job interview
συνέντευξη για δουλειά
sinéntefxi yia duliá
CV
βιογραφικό
viografikó
education
εκπαίδευση
ekpédefsi
experience
εμπειρία
empiría

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