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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1), the reputed ancestor of the whole Hellenic race.
The "Catalogues" proper were a series of genealogies which traced the Hellenic race (or its more important peoples and families) from a common ancestor.
Phidias it is not, but the work of man in that early Hellenic world that I would know.
He held that the English people had been too much occupied with the 'Hebraic' ideal of the Old Testament, the interest in morality or right conduct, and though he agreed that this properly makes three quarters of life, he insisted that it should be joined with the Hellenic (Greek) ideal of a perfectly rounded nature.
You had your choice, and might have gone either to Lacedaemon or Crete, both which states are often praised by you for their good government, or to some other Hellenic or foreign state.
He had persistently elevated Hellenic Paganism at the expense of Christianity; yet in that civilization an illegal surrender was not certain disesteem.
"And yet," continued Lord Henry, in his low, musical voice, and with that graceful wave of the hand that was always so characteristic of him, and that he had even in his Eton days, "I believe that if one man were to live out his life fully and completely, were to give form to every feeling, expression to every thought, reality to every dream--I believe that the world would gain such a fresh impulse of joy that we would forget all the maladies of mediaevalism, and return to the Hellenic ideal-- to something finer, richer than the Hellenic ideal, it may be.
Airbus and the Hellenic Space Agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) covering future space cooperation.
Greece's Hellenic Navy has announced it has taken delivery of the first modernized P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft, the company said.
Demetra Investments Ltd increased its stake in Hellenic Bank from 18.42 per cent to 21.01 per cent on Tuesday, according to a CySEC announcement.
Hellenic Bank, taking the mantle of leading retail and SME bank in Cyprus, whilst de-risking its balance sheet and business model, posted record post-tax profits of EUR 320 mln for 2018, driven mainly by the 'negative goodwill' of EUR 297.9 mln tied to the Co-op deal.

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