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demotic

de·mot·ic

demotic

 
 
pronunciation:
dih ma tihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or relating to the common people; popular.
The poem alternates between stately, elevated diction and the rhythms of demotic speech.
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part of speech: noun
definition: (cap.) the language in common use in modern Greece.