Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics

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A sentence is usually defined as a sequence of connected words in speech or writing that constitute the complete grammatical expression of a thought. For modern linguistic theory, however, the definition of sentence is rather controversial and in recent years certain linguists have even abandoned it as a unit of linguistic analysis. Sentences must be distinguished from oth…

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Eugenio R. Luján, “Sentence”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 02 April 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000316>
First published online: 2013

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