32+ Fascinating Words Rooted in the Greek Language

Ancient Greeks were the first Europeans to use an alphabet, creating a steady word base for other Western languages to borrow from. The logic of the language itself, with all its word families filled with phobias, manias and philes, make meanings of the language easy to guess even for words you may have never heard before.

Here are some fascinating Greek words that sound like what they mean:

1.

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2.

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3.

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4.

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5.

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6.

atelophobia

7.

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8.

oneiro.gif

9.

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10.

anaxi

11.

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12.

baso

13.

 

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14.

pocres

15.

crypto

16.

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mono

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19.

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20.

dysania

21.

thanato

22.

eingulo

23.

phos

24.

stigma

25.

dendro

26.

clino

27.

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28.

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29.

thalasso

30.

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31.

astro

32.

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