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synonyms for demotic

  • conversational
  • vernacular
  • chatty
  • common
  • dialectal
  • everyday
  • idiomatic
  • jive
  • popular
  • street

antonyms for demotic

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  • correct
  • formal
  • standard
  • stilted
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How to use demotic in a sentence

In the more cursive or Hieratic writing the horned serpent appears as ; in the later Demotic as and .
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, VOLUME 36, NOVEMBER 1879VARIOUS
They bore numerous inscriptions in hieroglyphics and the demotic character, wherefrom the clue was obtained as to their identity.
THE LITTLE GLEANER, VOL. X.VARIOUS
Of these demotic fragments a large quantity had been sent to the British Museum.
THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY, 1893-1VARIOUS
On another very marvellous narrative on a papyrus in the demotic character, see Brugsch, loc.
THE HISTORY OF ANTIQUITY, VOL. I (OF VI)MAX DUNCKER
To the Greek characters were added six taken from the Demotic in order to express sounds peculiar to the Egyptian language.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT EGYPTLEWIS SPENCE
Demotic represents the vulgar dialect of the Sate period, and is really applied to the character in which it is written.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT EGYPTLEWIS SPENCE
The Hieratic, like the Demotic, is always written from right to left.
THE NEW YORK OBELISKCHARLES E. MOLDENKE
These papers were in two languages-Greek and demotic, or the popular language of the Egyptians.
THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY, 1893-1VARIOUS
There was another language used by the ancient Egyptians, and expressed in what is called the demotic or enchorial character.
NOTES AND QUERIES, VOL. IV, NUMBER 103, OCTOBER 18, 1851VARIOUS
The characters used by the Egyptians were of three kinds—hieroglyphic, hieratic, and demotic.
MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITYL. W. YAGGY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEMOTIC

  • chatty
  • common
  • conversational
  • demotic
  • dialectal
  • everyday
  • idiomatic
  • jive
  • popular
  • street
  • vernacular
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.