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Predicative Instrumental
(4,053 words)

The predicative instrumental (PI) is one of several formal devices for encoding primary and secondary nominal predicates. The distribution of these formal devices – instrumental case, cases of agreement (nominative, accusative), and in some languages or varieties, also analy…

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Hentschel, Gerd and Menzel, Thomas, “Predicative Instrumental”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 25 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_032484>
First published online: 2020



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