[ roh-mey-ik ]
/ roʊˈmeɪ ɪk /
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of or relating to modern Greece, its inhabitants, or their language.
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Origin of Romaic
1800–10; <Greek Rhōmaïkós Roman, equivalent to Rhōma(îos) Roman + -ikos-ic
Words nearby Romaic
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How to use Romaic in a sentence
The Greeks complain that the translation is not correct, nor in good Romaic: Bambas can decide on that point.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 6 (of 6)|Thomas Moore
He was a singer and a composer of songs; he wrote poetry in Romaic, and composed tunes to suit rhymes.Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Stories and Sketches|Maurice Baring
The customs and dress of the people, who speak a patois of romaic origin, are interesting.
In much the same way the modern Greeks try to bring Romaic into line with classical Greek.Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)|Charles Eliot
I fear you will injure your Hellenism with this Romaic jargon.Letters to an Unknown|Prosper Mrime
British Dictionary definitions for Romaic
/ (rəʊˈmeɪɪk) obsolete /
the modern Greek vernacular, esp Demotic
of or relating to Greek, esp Demotic
Word Origin for Romaic
C19: from Greek Rhōmaikos Roman, with reference to the Eastern Roman Empire
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