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 Egypt, in distinction from the hieroglyphics. See {Demotic}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • 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 — /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} …   Australian English dictionary

  • enchorial —   a. native; domestic …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • enchorial — (ˈ)en|kōrēəl, (ˈ)eŋ|k adjective Etymology: Greek enchōrios of the country, native, domestic (from en en (II) + chōrios, from chōra place, land, country) + English al; akin to Greek chēros left, bereaved more at heir : demotic 2a …   Useful english dictionary

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