Greek Prepositions

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Greek Prepositions

Learning the Greek Prepositions displayed below is vital to the language. Greek prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsGreek Prepositions
PrepositionsProthesewn - Προθέσεων
inside the housemesa sto spiti - μέσα στο σπίτι
outside the careksw apo to aftokinhto - έξω από το αυτοκίνητο
with memazi mou - μαζί μου
without himxwris afton - χωρίς αυτον
under the tablekatw apo to trapezi - κάτω από το τραπέζι
after tomorrowmethayrio - μεθαύριο
before sunsetprin to hliovasilema - πριν το ηλιοβασίλεμα
but I'm busyalla eimai apasxolhmenos - αλλά είμαι απασχολημένος

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Greek.

List of Prepositions in Greek

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in Greek placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Greek vocabulary.

English PrepositionsGreek Prepositions
aboutperipou - περίπου
aboveanw - άνω
acrossapenanti - απέναντι
aftermeta - μετά
againstkata - κατά
amongmetaksy twn - μεταξύ των
aroundgyrw - γύρω
asws - ως
atsto - στο
beforeprotoy - προτού
behindpisw - πίσω
belowparakatw - παρακάτω
beneathkatw apo - κάτω από
besidedipla - δίπλα
betweenmetaksy - μεταξύ
beyondpera - πέρα
butalla - αλλά
byme - με
despitepara - παρά
downkatw - κάτω
duringkata th diarkeia ths - κατά τη διάρκεια της
exceptektos - εκτός
forgia - για
fromapo - από
inse - σε
insideentos - εντός
intose - σε
nearkonta - κοντά
nextepomenh - επόμενη
oftou - του
onepi - επί
oppositeapenanti - απέναντι
outeksw - έξω
outsideektos - εκτός
overepi - επί
perana - ανά
plussyn - συν
roundgyros - γύρος
sinceapo - από
thanapo - από
throughesw - έσω
tillews - έως
tona - να
towardpros - προς
underypo - υπό
unlikese antithesh me - σε αντίθεση με
untilmexri - μέχρι
upepanw - επάνω
viamesw - μέσω
withme - με
withinentos - εντός
withoutxwris - χωρίς
two wordsdyo lekseis - δύο λέξεις
according tosymfwna me - σύμφωνα με
because ofeksaitias - εξαιτίας
close tokonta sto - κοντά στο
due tologw - λόγω
except forektos apo ta - εκτός από τα
far frommakria apo - μακριά από
inside ofmesa sto - μεσα στο
instead ofanti tou - αντί του
near tokonta sto - κοντά στο
next todipla se - δίπλα σε
outside ofektos tou - εκτός του
prior toprin apo - πριν από
three wordstreis lekseis - τρεις λέξεις
as far assto metro tou - στο μέτρο του
as well askathws kai - καθώς και
in addition toepipleon - επιπλέον
in front ofbrosta apo - μπροστά από
in spite ofpara - παρά
on behalf ofeks onomatos ths - εξ ονόματος της
on top ofepiprosthetws - επιπροσθέτως
demonstrative pronounsdeiktikh prothesewn - δεικτική προθέσεων
thisafto - αυτό
thatoti - ότι
theseaftes - αυτές
thoseekeines - εκείνες

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