Instrument nouns in -one in Latin and Romance

Publication: Chapter in book/Conference proceedingChapter in edited volume


This paper shows that the instrumental function of -one in Romance was not the result of semantic extension from the agent meaning, but has been inherited from Vulgar Latin.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComplex words. Advances in morphology
Editors Lívia Körtvélyessy & Pavol Štekauer
Place of PublicationCambridge
PublisherCambridge University Press
Pages65 - 81
ISBN (Print)9781108490290
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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