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Demotic (Literary Definition)



Demotic Details:

Derived from or using the language of the common people.
Different from the more formal style of the priesthood or other elite educated people.

Related Terms:
Colloquialism
Vernacular

Image: Rosetta Stone (detail) - Hieroglyphs, with one line of Demotic Egyptian below.
Image source: from flickr by dwaas76 (cc)
Tags: Demotic - Educated - Egyptian - Elite - Hieroglyph - Language - Priesthood - Rosetta Stone
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