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Reduplicated Presents
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Reduplication is a common formative mechanism encompassing the whole system of language, nominal, verbal, and otherwise. For Indo-European languages in particular verbal reduplication is a characteristic feature utilized in the stem formation of the present system, the aorist system and the perfect system. In the present sys…

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Georgios K. Giannakis, “Reduplicated Presents”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 08 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000304>
First published online: 2013

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