Greek Dialects

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Greeks In Albania - Culture - Language
... Northern Epirotes speak a southern Greek dialect ... and words that are no longer used in Standard Modern Greek, as well as in the Greek dialects of southern Epirus ... Though Northern Epirote is a southern dialect, it is located far north of the reduced unstressed vowel system isogloss with the archaic disyllabic -ea ...
Ancient Macedonians - Language
... For administrative and political purposes, Attic Greek seems to have operated as a lingua franca amongst the ethno-linguistically diverse communities of Macedonia and the north Aegean region ... Attic Greek was standardized as the language of the court, formal discourse and diplomacy from at least the time of Archelaus at the end of the 5th century BC ... Antigonid times, Attic became the prevalent oral dialect not only in Macedonia, but throughout the Macedonian-ruled Hellenistic world ...
Varieties Of Modern Greek - Spoken Dialects - Core Dialects - Phonological Features
... Further information Modern Greek phonology Northern vocalism (high vowel loss) ... Subtypes of this phenomenon can be distinguished as follows in "Extreme Northern" dialects these two processes apply throughout ... In mid "Northern" dialects the deletion of /i/ and /u/ applies only to word-final vowels ...

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