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This quantity treats systematically the difference present in the successive levels of the improvement of all old Greek dialects. It combines synchronic method, within which generative ideas expound phonological divergencies among the structures of alternative dialects, with a diachronic assertion of unproductive and in general pan-Hellenic shifts.

Professor Bubeník offers a phonetic description and structural phonemic research of the best-known variant—Classical Attic of the fifth century B.C.—and monitors and contrasts the vocalic and consonantal inventories of the entire different dialects categorized in keeping with their significant teams. Derivational histories of person dialects are tested of their juxtaposition, to check which principles are shared by means of quite a few dialects and that are dialect-specific. The pandialectal framework allows Bubeník to trap quite a few relationships between genetically similar dialects that are neglected in atomistic and static remedies, and to teach extra convincingly the level in their similarity and their systemic cohesion.

This quantity makes an important contribution to either classical scholarship and present idea of language swap by means of supplying new analyses of a number of phonological and morphophonemic difficulties awarded by means of a useless language and its dialects.

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