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Particles (Syntactic Features)
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The term ‘particle’ is one of those labels that do not refer to a clear linguistic category, and for this reason it should be avoided. The so-called Greek particles include conjunctions, focus particles, disjunct adverbials and discourse connectors. This article presents a brief classification of the so-called Greek particles according to modern lingui…

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Antonio Revuelta, “Particles (Syntactic Features)”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 22 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000272>
First published online: 2013

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