Hellenic

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Hel·len·ic

 (hĕ-lĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the ancient Hellenes, their language, or their history; Greek.
n.
The branch of the Indo-European language family that consists only of Greek.

Hellenic

(hɛˈlɛnɪk; -ˈliː-)
adj
1. (Peoples) of or relating to the ancient or modern Greeks or their language
2. (Languages) of or relating to the ancient or modern Greeks or their language
3. (Historical Terms) of or relating to ancient Greece or the Greeks of the classical period (776–323 bc). Compare Hellenistic
4. (Languages) another word for Greek
5. (Peoples) another word for Greek
6. (Placename) another word for Greek
7. (Historical Terms) another word for Greek
n
(Languages) a branch of the Indo-European family of languages consisting of Greek in its various ancient and modern dialects
Helˈlenically adv

Hel•len•ic

(hɛˈlɛn ɪk, -ˈli nɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the ancient Greeks or their language, culture, thought, etc., esp. from the 8th century b.c. to the death of Alexander the Great (323 b.c.).
n.
[1635–45; < Greek Hellēnikós of the Greeks. See Hellene, -ic]
Hel•len′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hellenic - the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languagesHellenic - the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
Indo-European language, Indo-Hittite, Indo-European - the family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
Modern Greek, New Greek - the Greek language as spoken and written today
Late Greek - the Greek language in the 3rd to 8th centuries
Byzantine Greek, Medieval Greek, Middle Greek - the Greek language from about 600 to 1200 AD
Koine - a Greek dialect that flourished under the Roman Empire
Ancient Greek - the Greek language prior to the Roman Empire
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
Adj.1.Hellenic - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures; "classical mythology"; "classical
classical, classic - of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture; "classic Cinese pottery"
2.Hellenic - relating to or characteristic of the classical Greek civilization
3.Hellenic - of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language; "Greek mythology"; "a Grecian robe"
Translations

Hellenic

[heˈliːnɪk] ADJhelénico

Hellenic

[hɛˈlɛnɪk hɛˈliːnɪk] adjhellénique

Hellenic

adjhellenisch; a Hellenic cruiseeine Hellas-Kreuzfahrt

Hellenic

[hɛˈlɛnɪk] adjellenico/a
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