• (British) IPA: /ˌkaθəˈɹɛvuːsə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌkɑθəˈɹɛvusɑ/, /ˌkɑθəˈɹɛvəsɑ/
Proper noun
  1. 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 Greece in 1976 by Demotic Greek.

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