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QUESTION: Mr.Barkas,

        Could you tell me Sir please, what Greek phoenitic "GIEA"
would translate to in English?

Thank you.

ANSWER: Hi Sean,

thank you for asking. Sure, it would be "ΓΙΕΑ". Just a tiny difference ;)
Good day to you.

Cordially,
Michael

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QUESTION: Apologies Michael, my fault, what I meant was what english word it would translate to. Or is it even a legitimate question?
I have conflicting answers, Phonetic GIEA, spoken greek, translates to Hello or Bye in english.

Thank you for you help, it's very much appreciated.

Sincerely,
Sean

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Hi again Sean,

I see now. It's good to specify from the beginning what kind of word it is, as this saves time, too. I actually took it for an English acronym or whatever, that you wanted to have transliterated. The word is, actually, "Geia" or "Geia sou", not "Giea"; originally it is "Γεια (ΓΕΙΑ)" or "Γεια σου (ΓΕΙΑ ΣΟΥ)".

I hope this clears things for you. Have a good day once more.

Cordially,
Michael

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I provide assistance in linguistic, literary topics of Greek and Latin covering, thus, the following fields: translation, grammar, syntax, vocabulary, etymology, morphology, semantics and interpretations etc.

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Studies: University of the Aegean, Dept Rhodes Friedrich Wilhelm Universitšt Bonn

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Magister Artium (Archeology/Linguistics) Bachelor (Latin/English/Greek)

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