αντίο

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian addio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈdio/
  • Hyphenation: α‧ντί‧ο

Interjection[edit]

αντίο (antío)

  1. goodbye, bye, adieu, farewell
    αντίο σουantío sougoodbye to you (singular)
    αντίο σαςantío sasgoodbye to you (plural)
    Synonyms: στο καλό (sto kaló), χαίρετε (chaírete), γεια (geia), ("until we meet again") εις το επανιδείν (eis to epanideín)

Usage notes[edit]

The 2nd person singular form is familiar and informal, used with family, friends, children and younger people — the plural is formal and polite, it is used with strangers and to give respect. (see:: T-V distinction)

Noun[edit]

αντίο (antíon (indeclinable)

  1. goodbye
    Το Τελευταίο Αντίο (film title)To Teleftaío AntíoThe Last Goodbye