Katharevusa meaning

käthä-rĕvo͝o-sä
The puristic, archaizing form of Modern Greek, having morphological and lexical features borrowed from Koine.
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Origin of katharevusa

  • Modern Greek kathareuousa from Greek feminine present participle of kathareuein to be pure from katharos pure

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition