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The accusative case in Ancient Greek expresses both the syntactic feature of the direct object of transitive verbs and the semantic feature of total affectedness, as is obvious from its adverbial uses and its alternation with other…

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Nikolaos Lavidas, “Accusative”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013

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