An example of a demotic is a set of words that people use every day.
An example of a demotic is Romaic.
An example of something demotic is an idiom; a demotic phrase.
An example of something demotic is something written in ancient Egyptian writing; a demotic form.
Demotic speech; demotic entertainments.
Origin of demotic
- Greek dēmotikos from dēmotēs a commoner from dēmos people dā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- First attested in 1822, from Ancient Greek δημοτικός (demotikos, “common”), from δημότης (demotes, “commoner”), from δῆμος (demos, “the common people”).