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[kah-thuh-rev-uh-sah, -suh, kath-uh-; Greek kah-thah-re-voo-sah] /ˌkɑ θəˈrɛv əˌsɑ, -sə, ˌkæθ ə-; Greek ˌkɑ θɑˈrɛ vu sɑ/

the puristic Modern Greek literary language (distinguished from ).
a literary style of Modern Greek, derived from the Attic dialect of Ancient Greek and including many archaic features Compare Demotic


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