“Ate” (past) in Greek

In Greek, “Ate” (the verb, in the past tense) is written using the Latin script as:

(I) Efaga

(You) Efages

(You, formal) Fagate

(You, plural) Fagate

(He, She, It) Efage

(We) Fagame

(They) Fagane

Using the Greek alphabet, it is written as:

(I) Έφαγα

(You) Έφαγες

(You, formal) Φάγατε

(You, plural) Φάγατε

(He, She, It) Έφαγε

(We) Φάγαμε

(They) Φάγανε

Listen to these words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

I ate sushi for lunch.

Efaga sousi gia mesimeriano.

Έφαγα σούσι για μεσημεριανό.

I didn’t eat anything today.

Den efaga tipota simera.

Δεν έφαγα τίποτα σήμερα.

Did you eat the cake at the party?

Efages keik sto parti?

Έφαγες κέικ στο πάρτυ;

You two ate a lot for lunch.

Eseis oi dio fagate poli gia mesimeriano.

Εσείς οι δύο φάγατε πολύ για μεσημεριανό.

He ate breakfast before leaving.

Efage proino prin figei.

Έφαγε πρωινό πριν φύγει.

She didn’t eat from the cake.

Den efage apo to keik.

Δεν έφαγε από το κέικ.

”She ate a slice of pizza.”

Efage ena kommati pitsa.

Έφαγε ένα κομμάτι πίτσα.

”We ate sandwiches at the park.”

Fagame sandwich sto parko.

Φάγαμε σάντουιτς στο πάρκο.

”The children ate all the cookies.”

Ta paidia efagan ola ta mpiskota.

Τα παιδιά έφαγαν όλα τα μπισκότα.

”They ate dinner at a fancy restaurant.”

Efagan vradino se ena kirile estiatorio.

Έφαγαν βραδινό σε ένα κιριλέ εστιατόριο.

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Ate” (past) in Egyptian Arabic

“Ate” (past) in Lebanese Arabic

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