Demotic

Definitions of Demotic
  1. noun
    a simplified cursive form of the ancient hieratic script
    Demotic script was eventually replaced by Greek”
    synonyms: Demotic script
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    type of:
    hieratic, hieratic script
    a cursive form of Egyptian hieroglyphics; used especially by the priests
  2. noun
    the modern Greek vernacular
    synonyms: Romaic
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    type of:
    Modern Greek, New Greek
    the Greek language as spoken and written today
  3. adjective
    of or written in or belonging to the form of modern Greek based on colloquial use
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