Optimality and Greek
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Abstract

Optimality Theory (OT) (Prince and Smolensky 1991, 1993), like most generative approaches to language, was very soon used to analyze less‘typical phonological (and not only phonological) phenomena. Ancient Greek was among the first languages examined under OT. During this immediate examination of the Ancient Greek language under the perspecti…

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Nikolaos Lavidas, “Optimality and Greek”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 28 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000262>
First published online: 2013



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