Something as simple as learning how to say hello in Greek may have a positive effect on the way you are treated.Greek people tend to be open and casual in their greetings. As such, there are few strict differences between formal and informal greetings.
Try to make eye contact and smile at strangers and friends alike.Say “Yassou“. Pronounce it “YAH-soo”. This phrase is best suited for informally saying hello to one person. Smile as you say it – be friendly!
Use “Herete“. Pronounce it “HE-reh-teh”; say the e’s like you would in the word “egg”. You can use “herete” in both formal and informal situations. It is typically used between the hours of 10am and 2pm.