The diachronic impact of Greek on other languages

George Kanarakis

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Abstract

In the present volume, "The diachronic contribution of Greek to other languages, George Kanarakis, Professor at the Charles Sturt University of Australia, Professor at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences in Australia, is studying a project with thirty-four specialized works by thirty-two scholars from various countries, including This collective work contributes to filling a gap in its area rather than in contractive linguistics.
The studies concern in particular the dialectical and linguistic multilevel effects of Greek in the evolutionary course of twenty-eight languages ​​of the world belonging to a variety of linguistic families or are individual. As is well known, translanguage effects are not only linguistic but also socio-cultural.
This collective and centralized volume, combining theory and practice, broadens our knowledge in this scientific field by providing a fairly broad understanding of the extent of Hellenic contribution - one of the most important and oldest cultural languages ​​- to the linguistic and cultural enrichment initially Languages ​​of Europe and through many other languages ​​of the rest of the world.
We hope that this publication will be a stimulus for further fruitful exploration of the fundamental issue of global interlanguage-intercultural contacts and interactions within the multinational and very cultural reality of our times.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGreece
PublisherPAPAZISIS
Number of pages748
Edition2
ISBN (Print)9789600231755
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jul 2015

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