Reduplication
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Abstract

Reduplication is the repetition of all or part of a word form, creating either a two-word complex or, most commonly, a new form of the word. For Ancient Greek, reduplication belongs to the sphere of derivational and inflectional morphology: new words or new grammatical forms of the same word are created. In the latter case, reduplication has been fully gram…

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Georgios K. Giannakis, “Reduplication”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 27 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_000021>
First published online: 2013



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