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This index presents a list of Greek words that occur in the book Pre-Greek. The book discusses that the study of Pre-Greek has had an unfortunate history. In the past century, it was called 'Pelasgian' and considered a dialect of Indo-European. This idea fascinated scholars, and research concentrated on this proposal. But the whole idea was clearly wrong. When Frisk completed his dictionary in 1972, Furnée's book 'Die wichtigsten konsonantischen Erscheinungen des Vorgriechischen', which was his dissertation written under the supervision of F.B.J. Kuiper, had just appeared. It was an elaboration of Kuiper's 1956 study on Greek substrate words, which opened a new chapter in the research of the field.

Keywords: dialect; Furnée; Indo-European; Pelasgian; Pre-Greek



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