Modern Greek

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Modern Greek

n.
Greek since the early 1500s. Also called New Greek.

Modern Greek

n
(Languages) the Greek language since about 1453 ad (the fall of Byzantium). Compare Demotic, Katharevusa

Mod′ern Greek′


n.
the Greek language since c1500. Abbr.: ModGk Also called New Greek.
[1740–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Modern Greek - the Greek language as spoken and written todayModern Greek - the Greek language as spoken and written today
Greek, Hellenic, Hellenic language - the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
Romaic, Demotic - the modern Greek vernacular
Katharevusa - literary style of Modern Greek containing features borrowed from Koine
Translations
grec moderne
References in periodicals archive ?
409 Modern Greek Language and Literature, fourth grade 21/34
of Toronto) and Jeffreys (Byzantine and modern Greek language and literature, Oxford U.