Non-canonical Agent Marking in Agul
This paper investigates the means of Agent encoding in Agul, a language from the Lezgic branch of the East Caucasian (Nakh-Daghestanian) family. Agul is spoken by approximately 30 thousand speakers in the Agul and Kurah districts of Southern Daghestan, Russia. Our study is based on the data from the Hupuq’ dialect (spoken by some 600 speakers).
KeywordsWord Order Semantic Role Transitive Verb Core Argument Grammatical Subject
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