Notes

Transliteration

Ekho yeeo ke ekho khara


Ekho yeeo ke ekho khara
Pos tha yeeno pethera
Ekho koree k'ekho peekra
Pos tha moo yeerepsoon preeka

"e" as in "red"
"kh" like Spanish "j" or German "ch" in Bach
"th" as in "thick" or "thin"

Comments

Above is the modern Greek text (change of spelling officially adopted in: 1982). Below is the original ancient text we were given.


Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Thomy Verrou at the Institute for Balkan Studies in Greece for contributing and translating this song. Many thanks also to Monique Palomares for the transliteration and to Marietta Parianos for checking and helping with it.

Ευχαριστώ πολύ!

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