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Focus
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Abstract

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, namely th…

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Nicolas Bertrand, “Focus”, 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_00000133>
First published online: 2013



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