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Modern Greek Research Paper

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Modern Greek is the official language of Greece and one of the official languages of Cyprus
It is spoken today as a first or second language by 12-15 million people, not only in Greece and Cyprus, but also in countries with minority or immigrant communities of Greek origin (such as the USA, Canada, Australia, Germany, Georgia, Ukraine etc.). Modern Greek is also one of the official languages of the European Union.
As a descendant of Ancient Greek, Modern Greek belongs to an independent branch of the Indo-European language family Compared to its ancestor, Modern Greek has a relatively simpler phonological system, with only five vowels and numerous consonants
Stress in Modern Greek is dynamic and restricted to one of the three final syllables

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