Distinguishing Greek and Greek

Doug Ewell dewell at adelphia.net
Fri Mar 18 04:17:30 CET 2005

John Cowan <cowan at ccil dot org> wrote:

>> There's only one (modern) Greek, but three orthographic variants.
> Katharevousa is more than an orthographic variant: it's distinct in
> morphosyntax and lexis as well.

But not a completely different language from "Greek," right?  Because
otherwise we should be looking for other ways to tag it.

> (I actually read Jefsey's remark as meaning that the mailing list
> had two Greek-speaking persons, and now 3 or 4!)

You are right.  I stand corrected.

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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