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Dative

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Author(s): Flavia Pompeo
Abstract The dative is one of the five cases of the Ancient Greek nominal system. It was the result of a complex syncretic process, involving the Indo-European dative, locative and instrumental cases, which occurred in different periods of the Greek language. As a consequence of this process, the Greek dative ended up encoding a wide range of syntactic functions and semantic roles, in part typical of this case, in part inherited from the Indo-European instrumental and locative cases. This article…
Date: 2013-11-01

Balkan Sprachbund: Early Evidence in Greek

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Author(s): Flavia Pompeo
Abstract The Balkan Sprachbund is a well-known linguistic area largely identifiable with the Balkans, which has over the centuries been the stage of complex historico-political and social events resulting in situations of bi- or multilingualism. Consequently, Balkan languages, including Mod. Gk., share striking structural convergences – so-called ‘Balkanisms’ – even though each language retains its own identity. While the origins of phenomena considered Balkanisms often go far back in time, actual …
Date: 2013-11-01

Case (including Syncretism)

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Author(s): Flavia Pompeo
Abstract ‘Case’ can be defined as a grammatical category encoding the syntactic functions and/or the semantic roles of a given noun within a clause or phrase. The term also refers to the specific values that constitute the category of ‘case’ as well as to their formal expression. In accordance with this definition, Ancient Greek is classified as a case language whose system comprises five cases (nominative, vocative, accusative, genitive and dative) encoded by specific case markers. This is a sim…
Date: 2013-11-01