Cypriot
(2,451 words)

Abstract

Cypriot is one of the Ancient Greek dialects. It was used on the island of Cyprus orally and in writing until the end of the Hellenistic period. Its close structural similarities to Arcadian, a Greek dialect of the Peloponnese, and the shared features between the two dialects have an impact on the reconstruction of the…

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Anna Panayotou-Triantaphyllopoulou, “Cypriot”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 23 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000083>
First published online: 2013



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