Definición de koine en inglés:


Saltos de línea: koine
Pronunciación: /ˈkɔɪniː


[mass noun]
  • 1The common language of the Greeks from the close of the classical period to the Byzantine era.
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    • Church services are conducted in koine, a later form of ancient Greek in which the New Testament is written.
    • Where are you getting the character guide for transliteration of koine?
    • What is the significance of a set of terms appropriated into English from a Latin-speaking Church hierarchy, describing events written down in koine by four men, one of whom was actually a native Greek speaker?
  • 1.1 [count noun] A common language shared by various peoples; a lingua franca.
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    • By the early eighteenth century, American varieties of English, extraterritorial immigrant koines, began to emerge in several regions.
    • The international koine bound this group together through visual channels; its lack of cultural affiliation and emphasis on hybrid royal iconography made it the logical expression of a brotherhood of kings.
    • Altogether, the display of such diverse objects within a single gallery might have offered an opportunity to evaluate the artistic koine that has been noted in luxury arts of the eastern Mediterranean.


late 19th century: from Greek koinē (dialektos) 'common (language)'.

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