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Katharevousa

Katharevousa

noun Ka·tha·re·vou·sa \ˌkä-thə-ˈre-və-ˌsä\

Definition of KATHAREVOUSA

:  modern Greek conforming to classic Greek usage

Variants of KATHAREVOUSA

Ka·tha·re·vou·sa or Ka·tha·re·vu·sa \ˌkä-thə-ˈre-və-ˌsä\

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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