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Online platform for learning Greek

A quick search reveals that there are several online Greek learning courses. Rosetta Stone has a Greek course that you can purchase for $189 USD in CD-ROM format, online, or as a desktop download. ...
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Is it easier for someone who has a background in physics, mathematics, etc. to learn Greek?

Emphatically yes! I studied computer engineering and philosophy. Here's an experience I had: When I was traveling in Athens, I was able to guess that πανεπιστήμιο (the name of a subway stop) was "pan-...
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Online platform for learning Greek

Clozemaster might be useful for learning Greek once you have the basics down with something like Duolingo or Memrise (both free resources suitable for beginners). The goal is to learn vocab in context ...
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Resources for autonomous study of Ancient Greek, especially from the Classical period?

Here are some textbooks found online for self-study of Classical Greek. All of them are English books which have exercises included. Most of them are only in Attic, but I marked those which I could ...
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Mnemonics for learning Greek alphabet?

Mathematical notation is a home to a great number of mnemonics, though they are mostly useful if one is fluent in mathematics, physics, statistics, or a related field. For example: Capital sigma, ...
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Dictionary for learners of modern Greek?

A very good dictionary is available online: Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek (Triantafyllides) I don't know of a dictionary that is targeted specifically to people learning Greek. Perhaps somebody ...
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Are there any good dictionaries for Ancient Greek?

There are quite a few - and they're not really hard to come by. This answer cannot be an exhaustive survey of the Greek dictionary landscape, however it can get you started and past your first ...
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Is it easier for someone who has a background in physics, mathematics, etc. to learn Greek?

I know Greek but, linguistics is not my subject, nor physics. So please provide feedback upon spotting mistakes. I believe that knowing physics / mathematics / medicine really helps in learning Greek ...
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Is it easier for someone who has a background in physics, mathematics, etc. to learn Greek?

As a native Greek speaker I would say that it makes it easier knowing a lot of words that originate from the Greek language. But apart from a head-start in vocabulary and some extra confidence do ...
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Is it easier for someone who has a background in physics, mathematics, etc. to learn Greek?

I can't speak for Greek, but it's definitely made learning Cyrillic based languages (Mongolian, Ukrainian and Russian) easier for me. It meant I had letters I could recognize, and also that I had ...
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Mnemonics for learning Greek alphabet?

You should consider the fact that the Greek and Latin alphabets have many common characters. Also you could see Greek words and their pronunciation(this helped me memorize the cyrillic alphabet a lot.)...
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Learning to speak without thinking about grammar

I had the same struggle when I was learning English. I did was using the language 24/7. I was thinking in my head in English. I changed language settings to English on my phone, laptop and anything ...
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Is it worth learning modern conversational Greek to help with learning classical and/or Attic Greek?

This is just my personal experience... You will not run into many "Ancient Greek" speakers. If your goal is translate text, and that text is in Ancient Greek, then I would concentrate my ...
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Is it possible to learn Hebrew or Greek without a teacher or an online course?

I learned the Hebrew alphabet in 2017 from books and an app that would prompt me to write a certain letter and grade me on my handwriting. I started learning the actual language the next month and was ...
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How can Greek manuscripts be intelligible with Hebrew characters placed in it?

The LXX only ever translates YHWH to: κύριος ὁ θεὸς κύριος ὁ θεὸς Supposing there is a case of a fragment using paleo-Hebrew to write the name, it would obviously not use Greek case endings. Case ...
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Can anyone recommend a free and online Greek-to-English dictionary?

Although I'm not sure if any of the resources I've listed will be able to answer your question, WordReference fairly well. Make sure you select Greek-English in the drop-down box below the search bar. ...
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Dictionary for learners of modern Greek?

Here is a a dictionary I just discovered, it is monolingual and specifically oriented towards people learning Greek as a foreign language as it can be deduced from the title: Λεξικό της ελληνικής ...
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Online platform for learning Greek

I think one of the best platforms out there is staellinika.com "StaEllinika is an initiative of the General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...
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Online platform for learning Greek

Memrise also has some Greek courses: https://www.memrise.com/courses/english/greek/
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