καθομιλουμένη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowels α and ι by adding a macron after each one if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.
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Participle[edit]

καθομιλουμένη (kathomilouménē)

  1. nominative/vocative singular feminine of καθομιλούμενος (kathomiloúmenos)

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Present participle of the middle disposition of Hellenistic Koine Greek καθομιλοῦμαι (kathomiloûmai, I am used, usual) sc. language. From καθομιλέω / καθομιλῶ (win the favour) < καθ' +‎ ὁμιλώ. As a linguistic term, probably a semantic loan from French langue commune.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaθomiluˈmeni/
  • Hyphenation: κα‧θο‧μι‧λου‧μέ‧νη

Noun[edit]

καθομιλουμένη (kathomilouménif (plural καθομιλούμενες)

  1. (linguistics) the standard language spoken by the majority of speakers
  2. the standard urban language of everyday life

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Participle[edit]

καθομιλουμένη (kathomilouméni) (Katharevousa)

  1. Nominative and vocative singular feminine form of καθομιλούμενος (kathomiloúmenos).: commonly spoken

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ καθομιλουμένη in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.