Case (including Syncretism)
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Abstract

‘Case’ can be defined as a grammatical category encoding the syntactic functions and/or the semantic roles of a given noun within a clause or phrase. The term also refers to the specific values that constitute the category of ‘case’ as well as to their formal expression. In accordance with this definition, Ancient Greek is classified as a case language whos…

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Flavia Pompeo, “Case (including Syncretism)”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 26 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000052>
First published online: 2013



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