enchorial

enchorial
  a. native; domestic.

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  • Enchorial — En*cho ri*al, Enchoric En*chor ic, a. [Gr. ? domestic, native; ? in + ? place, country.] Belonging to, or used in, a country; native; domestic; popular; common; said especially of the written characters employed by the common people of ancient… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enchorial — index native (domestic) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enchorial — enchorial, ale ou enchorique (an ko ri al, a l ou an ko ri k ) adj. Voy. démotique. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec, en et lieu …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • enchorial — [en kôr′ē əl] adj. [< Gr enchōrios, native (< en , in + chōra, country, place, akin to chōros: see CHOROGRAPHY) + AL] of or used in a particular country; native; popular; esp., DEMOTIC (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • enchorial — adjective /ɛnˈkɔː.ɹɪəl,ɛnˈkɔɹ.i.əl/ a) Indigenous, native. Well, the right name, Ouigoudi, if it had been continued as the name of the settlement, would be styled an enchorial name. St. John is an imported name, having been taken from the river… …   Wiktionary

  • enchorial character — Demotic De*mot ic, a. [Gr. dhmotiko s, fr. dh^mos the people: cf. F. d[ e]motique.] Of or pertaining to the people; popular; common. [1913 Webster] {Demotic alphabet} or {Demotic character}, a form of writing used in Egypt after six or seven… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enchorial — /en kawr ee euhl, kohr /, adj. (esp. of demotic writing) belonging to or used in a particular country. Also, enchoric /en kawr ik, kor /. [1815 25; < LL enchori(us) ( < Gk enchórios native, equiv. to en EN 2 + chór(a) country + ios adj. suffix) + …   Universalium

  • enchorial — en·cho·ri·al …   English syllables

  • enchorial — Belonging to a particular country …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • enchorial — /ɛnˈkɔriəl/ (say en kawreeuhl) adjective (especially of demotic writing) belonging to or used in a particular country; native; domestic. Also, enchoric /ɛnˈkɔrɪk/ (say en kawrik), / ˈkɒrɪk/ (say korik). {Greek enchōrios in or of a country + al1} …  

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