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Accusative
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Abstract

The accusative case in Ancient Greek expresses both the syntactic feature of the direct object of transitive verbs and the semantic feature of total affectedness, as is obvious from its adverbial uses and its alternation with other cases …

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Nikolaos Lavidas, “Accusative”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 29 November 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000004>
First published online: 2013



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