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Relating to the vernacular language of modern Greece.
- ‘He translated Romaic (modern Greek) songs and attached an appendix of Romaic authors at the end.’
The Romaic language.
From modern Greek romaiikos ‘Roman’, used specifically of the eastern Roman Empire.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.