Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics

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In Ancient Greek subordination was formally expressed basically by means of two different strategies: the one, presumably going back to the oldest stages of Proto-Indo-European and conservative, was expressed by non-finite verbal forms, such as infinitives, verbal nouns and participles, all of nominal origin; whereas the other, even though equally old, was expressed, in its simplest structure, by a co…

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Pierluigi Cuzzolin, “Subordination”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 29 January 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000328>
First published online: 2013

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