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The term Arcado-Cypriot is commonly used to refer to a group of Ancient Greek dialects also called Achaean; 1st-millennium Arcadian and Cypriot belong to this Achaean family, sharing a good number of characteristics recognized mostly as old and attributed to the common geographical origin of their speakers. Pamphylian, too, has fundamental affinities with this group. The term Arcado-Cypriot is …

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Anna Panayotou-Triantaphyllopoulou, “Arcado-Cypriot”, 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_00000033>
First published online: 2013

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