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εισαγωγικά

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Neuter plural form of εισαγωγικός (eisagogikós, introductory).

NounEdit

εισαγωγικά (eisagogikán pl

  1. (grammar, typography) guillemets, quotation marks, chevrons, duckfoot quotes, the Unicode double angle quotation mark.
    (Most commonly in Greek: « or », and in English or .)

Usage notesEdit

«Μιλάει σοβαρά;» ρώτησε την Μαρία. ("Is he serious?" he asked Maria.)
«Ναι, σίγουρα», αποκρίθηκε. ("Yes, certainly", she replied.)
Compare this with the παύλα ( ), which is also used for recording Greek speech.
see also: Wikipedia-logo.png Non-English usage of quotation marks on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Non-English usage of quotation marks

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

see also: Greek Punctuation and Greek alphabet (Diacritics)