Romaic

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Etymology[edit]

From Greek ρωμαίικος (romaíikos), from ρωμαϊκός (romaïkós), from Ancient Greek Ῥωμαϊκός (Rhōmaïkós). Cf. Koine Ρωμαῖος (Rōmaîos), meaning "Roman".

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Romaic

  1. (obsolete) The modern Greek language, deriving from terminology designating speakers of Greek from the former Byzantine Empire.

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Romaic (comparative more Romaic, superlative most Romaic)

  1. (archaic) Of or pertaining to the Byzantine Empire, its inhabitants, or its language.
  2. (obsolete) Of or pertaining to modern Greece, its inhabitants, or its language.

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