Classical Greek Morphology (Survey)
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This entry provides a survey of classical Greek morphology, looking at the nominal and pronominal systems, gender, number and case; prepositions and particles; the structure of the verbal system, including discussion of the formation of tense/aspect stems, moods, suppletion and diathesis. The main focus is on the grammar of classical Attic, but this is sup…

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Peter Barber, “Classical Greek Morphology (Survey)”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 18 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2013

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