Case Syncretism (Morphological Aspects of)
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The entry surveys the history and the development of Gk. nominal paradigms, from Myc. Gk. up to the Koine, with a focus on case syncretism, that is, the reduction of the case system. Case syncretism had the effect of reducing the number of cases. It can be better unde…

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Silvia Luraghi, “Case Syncretism (Morphological Aspects of)”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013

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