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Space (Adpositions)
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This entry provides an illustration of the main ways to encode spatial relations through primary prepositions in Greek. More specifically, the function of the prepositional phrases by which Greek encodes the semantic roles of Location, Direction, Source and Path will be described. Particular attention will be devoted to the semantic role (SR) of Location, which seems to be prepondera…

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Luisa Brucale, “Space (Adpositions)”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 04 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_000038>
First published online: 2013

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