Definition of Katharevousa
: modern Greek conforming to classic Greek usage
Variants of katharevousa
Origin of katharevousa
Modern Greek kathareuousa, from Greek, feminine of kathareuōn, present participle of kathareuein to be pure, from katharos pure
First Known Use: 1936
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