Modern Greek

noun

: Greek as used by the Greeks since the end of the medieval period

Examples of Modern Greek in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each Imperial shows a different branch of this tree highlighted in white, with Vitruvius’ quotation translated into that language or into one of its modern descendants: Albanian, Serbo-Croat, Latin, Italian, Hindi, Hebrew, Modern Greek, Irish, German and Armenian. Cathrine Todd, Forbes, 8 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1699, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Modern Greek was in 1699

Dictionary Entries Near Modern Greek

Cite this Entry

“Modern Greek.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Modern%20Greek. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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