Of or relating to modern Greece, and especially to its language.

The modern greek language, now usually called by the Greeks Hellenic or Neo-Hellenic.

The greeks at the time of the capture of Constantinople were proud of being Romai^oi, or romans . . . Hence the term Romaic was the name given to the popular language. . . . The Greek language is now spoken of as the Hellenic language.

Origin: NGr., cf. F. Romaique. See Roman.

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