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Re: Terminology query

From:Kit La Touche <kit@...>
Date:Friday, February 24, 2006, 15:16
calling the agent is perfectly respectable; you may wish to look up
theta-roles, if you're not familiar with them.


On Feb 24, 2006, at 8:43 AM, Mark J. Reed wrote:
> Is there a standard grammatical term for the "doer" form of a verb, > such as English -er/-or or Spanish -dor? I've been calling it the > "agentive", which may be perfectly cromulent, but if there's a > standard term I'd rather use it. > > Thanks! > -- > Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>


Christian Köttl <christian.koettl@...>