Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics

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Agreement is a pervasive phenomenon in Ancient Greek by which grammatical information such as gender, number, and person is carried over from a noun or pronoun to some other element. This system usually operates along formal lines, but semantic factors can also play a role to some degree, thus providing interesting insights into the interaction between form and meaning.

The term agreement is best explained by means of covarian…

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Paul Widmer, “Agreement”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 26 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000014>
First published online: 2013

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