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Difference between Koine Greek and Modern Greek??

John00625
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Title says it all. Are there any main differences between these two languages? Also, thank you for this course! I've been waiting all summer and I'm happy that it's out!!

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2 years ago

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Theo_Matrakas
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There is difference between Koine and Modern mainly in vocabulary and grammar, but Koine Greek is much easier than Classical Greek as it is the first step for the modern language.

The pronunciation, the grammar and the syntax in Koine Greek are close to Modern Greek.

In my opinion, Koine Greek is the intermediate stage. It is half ancient/classical Greek and half Modern Greek.

Thank you very much for your wishes and your patience :)

2 years ago