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Ancient Greek

n
(Languages) the Greek language from the earliest records to about 300 bc, the chief dialect areas of which were Aeolic, Arcadic, Doric, and Ionic (including Attic). Compare Koine, Late Greek, Medieval Greek
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Noun1.Ancient Greek - the Greek language prior to the Roman Empire
Greek, Hellenic, Hellenic language - the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
Classical Greek, Ionic, Ionic dialect, Attic - the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia
Aeolic, Aeolic dialect, Eolic - the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis
Arcadic, Arcadic dialect - the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken by Arcadians
Doric, Doric dialect - the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Doris
Translations
starořečtina
griego antiguo
muinaiskreikka
grec ancien
ógörög
古代ギリシャ語
starogréčtina
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