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See also: Koine, koiné, and koinè

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Ancient Greek κοινή (koinḗ), feminine form of κοινός (koinós, common, general).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔɪniː/, /ˈkɔɪneɪ/

NounEdit

koine (plural koines)

  1. A lingua franca.
  2. A regional language that becomes standard over time.

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NounEdit

koine f or m (in variation) (plural koines)

  1. Alternative form of koiné