English has borrowed a number of words and phrases from the Greek. Some common words we use in our day to day speaking are actually words from the Greek. Further down are some common Greek words that are applied in English.


This means ‘the art of muses’ in Greek. It had nine goddesses of Greece who stood for science and art. Music is among the most common words applied in the English language today.


The word planet originates from the word planomai. Planomai means ‘ wandering’ in Greek where it is believed some objects in the sky just wander year after year.


Them word economy initially in Greek meant ‘household administration’ which has been used nowadays to refer to the handling of wealth within a community or a country.


The English language has perhaps carried the majority of the Greek words than it has any other origin.