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The term Arcado-Cypriot is commonly used to refer to a group of Ancient Greek dialects also called Achaean; 1st-millennium Arcadian and Cypriot belong to this Achaean family, sharing a good number of characteristics recognized mostly as old and attributed to the common geographical origin of their speakers. Pamphylian, too, has fundamental affinities with this group. The term Arcado-Cypr…

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Anna Panayotou-Triantaphyllopoulou, “Arcado-Cypriot”, 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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