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noun
the Greek language since c1500. Abbreviations: ModGk, Mod. Gk.
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Also called New Greek.

Origin of Modern Greek

First recorded in 1740–50
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Modern Greek

noun
the Greek language since about 1453 ad (the fall of Byzantium)Compare Demotic, Katharevusa
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