Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language

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Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Languageis a complete reference guide to modern Greek grammar.
It is the first truly comprehensive grammar of the language to be produced, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Greek, and will provide the standard reference work for years to come.
The Grammaris an ideal reference source for the adult learner and user of Greek. It is suitable either for independent study or for use in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.
The volume contains a comprehensive description of Greek grammar, offering an analysis of the complexities of the language and providing full and clear explanations. Throughout, the emphasis is on the Greek spoken and written by native speakers today.
An extensive index, glossary of linguistic terms and numbered paragraphs provide readers with easy access to the information they require.
Features include:
* detailed treatment of all grammatical structures
* up-to-date examples
* separate and detailed treatment of syntax
* particular attention to areas of confusion and difficulty
 

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Contents

Preface
xiii
Acknowledgements
xxii
The writing system
29
Introduction
45
Nouns with a change of gender in the plural
71
Adverbs
90
Numerals
103
Derivational morphology
176
The noun and the noun phrase
243
The adverb and the adverb phrase
350
The preposition and the prepositional phrase
370
The clause
409
Correspondence table of pronouns determiners and adverbs
488
Agreement
498
Glossary of grammatical terms
504
Index
517

The verb and the verb phrase
187

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