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Argument Clause
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Abstract

Some predicates take clauses as arguments, i.e., as complements syntactically and semantically necessary to have a complete predication. Such clauses are called argument clauses. They denote abstract objects and stand in relation to a wide range of abstract operations. Ancient Greek displays numerous types of argument clause. These can be classified with respec…

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Richard Faure, “Argument Clause”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 16 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000035>
First published online: 2013



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