Hello

Yassou

Goodbye

Antío

Good morning

Kaliméra

Please

Parakaló

Thank you

Efcharistó

Do you speak english?

Milás angliká?

How are you?

Pós eísai?

Sorry

Sygnómi

You're welcome

Parakaló

Where are the toilets?

Poú eínai oi toualétes ?

I don't understand

Den katalavaíno

The official language spoken in Kalamata is Greek. However it’s not uncommon to hear other languages being spoken either due to the area’s history of various nationalities that have lived there. You don’t need to speak Greek to make yourself understood as English is spoken in the tourist areas, but try out a few words and phrases and the local people will appreciate your efforts. We’ve picked out some of the most useful phrases and you can click on the green icons to hear how they’re pronounced.