Appendix:Greek phrasebook/Accommodation

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The hotel[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

you — when using the second-person to an individual in Greek a choice must be made between using the singular or plural form of the verb. The choice made depends upon the relationship between the speaker and the person spoken to (see: T–V distinction).

† The singular form is familiar and informal, used with family, friends, children and younger people: γεια σου ‎(geia sou, hello), τι κάνεις; ‎(ti káneis?, how are you?).
‡ The plural is formal and polite, and used with strangers and to give respect: γεια σας ‎(geia sas, hello), τι κάνετε; ‎(ti kánete?, how are you?).