Southeast Greek
(1,977 words)

Abstract

The terms South or East Greek, the precursor of Attic-Ionic and Arcado-Cypriot, refer to one of the two major dialectal varieties reconstructed for the Greek of the second millennium BCE on the basis of studies by Porzig and Risch in the mid-twentieth century. The other major dialectal variety is referred to as North or West Greek, the precursor of the Doric dialects. These terms are based on the geographical loc…

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María Luisa del Barrio, “Southeast Greek”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 26 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000320>
First published online: 2013



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