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Adjective: demotic  di'mó-tik
  1. Of or for the common people
    "demotic entertainments"; "demotic speech"; "a poet with a keen ear for demotic rhythms"
Adjective: Demotic
  1. Of or written in or belonging to the form of modern Greek based on colloquial use
Noun: Demotic
  1. A simplified cursive form of the ancient hieratic script
    "Demotic script was eventually replaced by Greek";
    - Demotic script
  2. The modern Greek vernacular
    - Romaic

See also: common

Type of: hieratic, hieratic script, Modern Greek, New Greek

Encyclopedia: Demotic