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Conjunctions (Subordinating)
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Subordinating conjunctions introduce a subordinate clause establishing its dependent relationship with the main clause. In Ancient Greek there are polysemic subordinating conjunctions, which introduce several types of subordinate clauses, and monosemic ones, which introduce just one type. Most of them derive from the relative pronoun, but there are also derivatives of other pronominal roots as well …

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José Miguel Jiménez Delgado, “Conjunctions (Subordinating)”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 27 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000074>
First published online: 2013

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