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Time
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Abstract

Physical time as well as linguistic time is understood via space. Movement and Space are the components of the image of time. Ancient Greek shares the same properties with modern European languages, hence the cognitive models ‘Moving Time’, ‘Moving Ego’, ‘Acting Time’ and ‘Time-based’ are well represented. Temporal adverbs and temporal a…

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Emilia Ruiz Yamuza, “Time”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Georgios K. Giannakis. Consulted online on 06 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000350>
First published online: 2013



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