Greek Lexicon in Western Languages
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The extent to which Ancient Greek contributed to both the formation and the evolution of western European languages is difficult to define exactly. The precise nature and timing of Greek’s influence on western European languages is obscure for many reasons, which includ…

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Paolo Poccetti, “Greek Lexicon in Western Languages”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 27 April 2017 <>
First published online: 2013

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