Denoting or relating to the kind of language used by ordinary people; colloquial or demotic.
- The enchorial language was not placed on sacred edifices.
- Difficulties of no ordinary kind presented themselves to all who had applied to make out even the second, or enchorial inscription.
- The writing is enchorial, but of a form so closely allied to hieroglyphics that it shows how the one passes into the other.
Early 19th century: from Greek egkhōrios 'in or of the country' (from en- 'within' + khōra 'country') + -al.
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