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  Greek language
Two main forms of the language have been in use since the end of the medieval Greek period: Dhimotikí (Δημοτική), the Demotic (vernacular) language, and Katharévousa (Καθαρεύουσα), an imitation of classical Greek, which was used for literary, juridic, and scientific purposes during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The ancient languages which were probably most closely related to it, Ancient Macedonian language (which may have been a dialect of Greek) and Phrygian, are not well enough documented to permit detailed comparison.
Greek is the official language of Greece where it is spoken by about 99.5% of the population.
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 Greek language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Two main forms of the language have been in use since the end of the medieval Greek period: Dhimotikí (Δημοτική), the Demotic (vernacular) language, and Katharévusa (Καθαρεύουσα), an imitation of classical Greek, which was used for literary, juridic, administrative and scientific purposes during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The ancient languages which were probably most closely related to it, ancient Macedonian (which may have been a dialect of Greek) and Phrygian, are not well enough documented to permit detailed comparison.
Because of the membership of Greece and Cyprus in the European Union, Greek is one of the 20 official languages of the European Union.
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 Greek language - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Ancient Greek: In its various forms was the language both of Archaic and Classical periods of Greek civilisation.
The ancient languages which were probably most closely related to it, Ancient Macedonian language (which in fact is a dialect of Greek) and Phrygian, are not well enough documented to permit detailed comparison.
Ancient Greek is probably the closest language in syntax to Indoeuropean, spoken by the ancient Indoeuropean population before their migration over Europe.
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Attic Dialect "Ancient Greek dialect that was the language of ancient Athens.
> Attic dialect Ancient Greek dialect that was the language of ancient Athens.
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 Ancient Macedonian Language - a distinct Indo-European language
If the Macedonian language was recognized as Greek, and understood by Greeks, you would expect that this was the language used by the great Macedonian kings in a formal or legal context.
Like other historians, he considers it quite possible that Macedonian was the language of the ruling class and that a considerable proportion of the subjects of the Macedonian chiefs spoke other languages.
The Macedonian kings, Philip and Alexander, favored Hellenization and encouraged the use of Attic Greek in their administrations, but the use of this foreign tongue was not foisted upon ordinary Macedonians.
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 Pimsleur languages
The Chinese language, spoken in the form of Standard Mandarin, is the official language of the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China on Taiwan, as well as one of four official languages of Singapore, and one of six official languages of the United Nations.
The Croatian language is a language of the western group of South Slavic languages which is used primarily by the Croats.
Standard Swedish is the national language that evolved from the Central Swedish dialects in the 19th century and was well-established by the beginning of the 20th century.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Greek language
Greek (Ελληνικά, IPA [e̞ˌliniˈka] — "Hellenic") is an Indo-European language with a documented history of 3,500 years, the longest in the Indo-European family.
Among living languages, Armenian seems to be the most closely related language.
The language is spoken also in many other countries where Greeks have settled, including Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, and the United States.
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 Spiritual - Ancient Greek Gods
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Presents arguments that ancient Macedonian language was different from ancient Greek. Examines the possibility of a proto-Slavic (Venetic) origin of the ancient Macedonian language.
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 Greek language - Insurance.GetQuick.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Learn to Speak, Read and Understand Greek with the same Interactive Language Software used by NASA and the State Dept. Available as CD-ROM or Online Subscription.
Read about greek language in the free online encyclopedia and dictionary.
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