Katharevousa meaning

käthäpevo͝osä
The form of Modern Greek that conforms to classical Greek usage.
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A learned, archaising form of Modern Greek, the artificial Greek language based on Classical Greek, used for formal and official purposes, primarily written but not used for conversation. Legally displaced in 1976 by Demotic Greek.
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Origin of katharevousa

  • From Greek καθαρεύουσα (katharévousa), from feminine of καθαρεύων (katharévon), present participle of Ancient Greek καθαρεύω (kathareuō, “I am clean, pure”)

    From Wiktionary