[B-Greek] He is Risen

Ben Crick ben.crick at argonet.co.uk
Sat Apr 3 16:07:16 EDT 2010


On Sat  3 Apr 2010 (04:31:21), cwconrad2 at mac.com wrote:
> The standard liturgical greeting is:
> 
> Χριστὸς ἀνέστη CRISTOS ANESTH
> 
> And the response is:
> 
> ᾿Ανέστη ἀληθῶς ANESTH ALHQWS

I asked my Greek Cypriot greengrocer on Thursday what the Greek 
Easter greeting would be.

He told me "CRISTOS ANESTH."
The response, he added, was "ALHQINOS ANESTH."

That must be Demotic, not Koine.

ERRWSQE
Ben
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