Agent noun polysemy in a cross-linguistic perspective

Franz Rainer, Hans Christian Luschützky

Publication: Scientific journalJournal articlepeer-review


This article studies cross-linguistically in how far agent and instrument are expressed by the same morphological marker, as well as the diachronic pathways that lead to this polysemy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)287 - 338
JournalLanguage Typology and Universals / Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011

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