Katharevousa

noun Ka·tha·re·vou·sa \ ˌkä-thə-ˈre-və-ˌsä \
variants: or Katharevusa

Definition of Katharevousa

: modern Greek conforming to classic Greek usage

Origin and Etymology of katharevousa

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


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