Greek phonology


Greek phonology

Greek phonology is treated under:
*Ancient Greek phonology, discussing the classical language
*Koine Greek phonology, discussing the developments between Classical and Modern Greek
*Modern Greek phonology


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Ancient Greek phonology — is the study of the phonology, or pronunciation, of Ancient Greek. Because of the passage of time, the original pronunciation of Ancient Greek, like that of all ancient languages, can never be known with absolute certainty. Linguistic… …   Wikipedia

  • Modern Greek phonology — For assistance with IPA transcriptions of Greek for Wikipedia articles, see WP:IPA for Greek. This page presents a sketch of the phonology of Standard Modern Greek. Contents 1 Consonants 1.1 Phonetic realisation 1.2 Sandhi rules …   Wikipedia

  • Koine Greek phonology — Koine Greek is phonologically a transition period: at the start of the period, the language was generally virtually identical to Classical Ancient Greek, whereas in the end the language had phonologically a lot more in common with Modern Greek… …   Wikipedia

  • Greek language — Greek Ελληνικά Ellīniká Pronunciation [eliniˈka] Spoken in Greece, Cyprus …   Wikipedia

  • Greek language — Indo European language spoken mostly in Greece. Its history can be divided into four phases: Ancient Greek, Koine, Byzantine Greek, and Modern Greek. Ancient Greek is subdivided into Mycenaean Greek (14th–13th centuries BC) and Archaic and… …   Universalium

  • Greek diacritics — Polytonic redirects here. For the musical term, see polytonality. Greek alphabet Αα Alpha Νν Nu …   Wikipedia

  • Greek alphabet — Type Alphabet …   Wikipedia

  • Greek orthography — The orthography of the Greek language ultimately has its roots in the adoption of the Greek alphabet in the 9th century BC. Some time prior to that, one early form of Greek, Mycenaean, was written in Linear B, although there was a lapse of… …   Wikipedia

  • Phonology — (Greek φωνή (phōnē), voice, sound + λόγος (lógos), word, speech, subject of discussion) is the systematic use of sound to encode meaning in any spoken human language, or the field of linguistics studying this use. Just as a language has syntax… …   Wikipedia

  • Greek literature — Introduction       body of writings in the Greek language, with a continuous history extending from the 1st millennium BC to the present day. From the beginning its writers were Greeks living not only in Greece proper but also in Asia Minor, the… …   Universalium


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.