“To” in Greek

In Greek, “To” (as in the preposition) is written using the Latin script as:

(singular, masculine) Ston

(singular, feminine) Sti

(singular, neutral) Sto

(plural, masculine) Stous

(plural, feminine) Stis

(plural, neutral) Sta

Using the Greek alphabet, it is written as:

(singular, masculine) Στον

(singular, feminine) Στη

(singular, neutral) Στο

(plural, masculine) Στους

(plural, feminine) Στις

(plural, neutral) Στα

(Editor’s note: When a preposition is followed by, in English, “a”, the Greek word se / σε, instead, is used.)

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Examples in sentences or statements

We’re going to a restaurant.

Tha pame se ena estiatorio.

Θα πάμε σε ένα εστιατόριο.

He’s sending an email to her.

Stelnei ena email s’aftin.

Στέλνει ένα email σ’αυτήν.

(Editor’s note: In s’aftin / σ’αυτήν, the s’ / σ’ represents Se but it’s more conventional amongst Greek speakers to communicate this expression as s’aftin / σ’αυτήν.)

I need to go to a bank.

Prepei na pao se mia trapeza.

Πρέπει να πάω σε μια τράπεζα.

She turned to the left.

Estripse aristera.

Έστριψε αριστερά.

(Editor’s note: In Greek, in many statements that communicate a direction, a preposition isn’t used.)

The plane is flying to Athens.

“The bus is driving to Tunis.”

To aeroplano petaei gia Athina.

Το αεροπλάνο πετάει για Αθήνα.

(Editor’s note: In Greek, in the context of flying, in everyday speech, Gia / για is conventionally used as the preposition.)

Similar words in Greek

“Too” in Greek

”Two” (2) in Greek

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“To” in Tunisian Arabic

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