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A sentence is usually defined as a sequence of connected words in speech or writing that constitute the complete grammatical expression of a thought. For modern linguistic theory, however, the definition of sentence is rather controversial and in recent years certain linguists have even abandoned it as a unit of linguistic analysis. Sentences must be distinguished f…

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Eugenio R. Luján, “Sentence”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 18 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2013

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