来自PIE*da, 分开，词源同demon. 即与神分开的，凡人。引申词义人民的，通俗的。
- demotic (adj.)
- 1822, from Greek demotikos "of or for the common people, in common use," from demos "common people," originally "district," from PIE *da-mo- "division," from root *da- "to divide" (see tide). In contrast to hieratic. Originally of the simpler of two forms of ancient Egyptian writing; broader sense is from 1831; used of Greek since 1927.
- 1. It is television's demotic style of language.
- 2. The socioligist maintained that a demotic society would lower the nation's standards.
- 3. Cubism was hard to read, willfully ambiguous , and yet demotic too.
- 立体派很难理解, 恣意地前后矛盾, 然而它却通俗.
- 4. Losses that bring to national and demotic wealth caused by the flood are very huge.
- 5. Everything is for the Demotic Benefit Animadvert on " Bureaucracy Standard " and " Money Standard "
- 一切为了人民的利益—— “ 官本位 ” 、 “ 钱本位 ” 批判.
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