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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 a…

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José Miguel Jiménez Delgado, “Conjunctions (Subordinating)”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000074>
First published online: 2013

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