Day: April 9, 2016

Is Mykonos considered as a magical land or it is just a Greek island?

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Posted in categories: Linguistics, Modern Greek

So, when I was gathering materials for my PhD in Greek dialectology, I noticed that Greeks collecting texts would transcribe them in the Greek alphabet (natch), but foreigners in the 20th century usually used a Roman-based phonetic alphabet. Not the IPA, that would be way too sensible; typically some adaptation of a God-awful French or […]