Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics

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The expression of ‘focus’ (a key notion of information structure) is explored here in detail. The two focus constructions observable in Ancient Greek word order, broad focus and narrow focus, are sucessively described and related to universal focus structures. In the course of the article, more specific matters are dealt with, na…

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Nicolas Bertrand, “Focus”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 30 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000133>
First published online: 2013

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