Adpositions (Prepositions)
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Virtually all Greek adpositions can be traced in form back to Indo-European, and were probably inflected nouns. Greek, from Mycenaean on, used adpositions increasingly. The combination of adposition…

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Pietro Bortone, “Adpositions (Prepositions)”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2013

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