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Greek Lexicon in Western Languages
(6,423 words)


The extent to which Ancient Greek contributed to both the formation and the evolution of western European languages is difficult to define exactly. The precise nature and timing of Greek’s influence on western European languages is obscure for many reasons, which include: (a) …

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Paolo Poccetti, “Greek Lexicon in Western Languages”, 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_00000166>
First published online: 2013

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