Quotation Rainer, Franz. 2011. The agent-instrument-place "polysemy" of the suffix -TOR in Romance. Language Typology and Universals / Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung 64 (1): 8-32.


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This article shows that, contrary to received opinion, the instrumental and locative meaning of the Romance descendants of Latin -TOR are non the result of semantic extension, but rather of ellipsis, homonymization, analogy, and borrowing.

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Journal article
Journal Language Typology and Universals / Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung
Language English
Title The agent-instrument-place "polysemy" of the suffix -TOR in Romance
Volume 64
Number 1
Year 2011
Page from 8
Page to 32

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