Argument Clause
(4,696 words)


Some predicates take clauses as arguments, i.e., as complements syntactically and semantically necessary to have a complete predication. Such clauses are called argument clauses. They denote abstract objects and stand in relation to a wide range of abstract operations. Ancient Greek displays numerous types of argument clause. These can be classified with…

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Richard Faure, “Argument Clause”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 18 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2013

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