Open main menu

Contents

GreekEdit

NounEdit

παύλα (pávlaf (plural παύλες)

  1. (typography) em dash, hyphen
    διπλή παύλα ― diplí pávla(double dash, "— —")
  2. (typography) quotation dash

Usage notesEdit

Μιλάει σοβαρά; ρώτησε την Μαρία. ("Is he serious?" he asked Maria.)
Ναι, σίγουρα, αποκρίθηκε. ("Yes, certainly", she replied.)
Compare this with εισαγωγικά ( « » ), which are also used for recording Greek speech.

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

see also: Greek Punctuation and Greek alphabet (Diacritics)

Further readingEdit