Seppo Kittilä

Fields of interest

Linguistic typology, argument marking, ditransitives, evidentiality.

Recent publications

Eriksen, Pål, Seppo Kittilä & Leena Kolehmainen Linguistics of weather: cross-linguistic patterns of meteorological expressions. Studies in Language 34(3/ 2010): 565-601.

Zúñiga, Fernando & Kittilä, Seppo (Eds.) Benefactives and malefactives: Typological perspectives and case studies. Amsterdam: John Benjamins 2010. [Typological Studies in Language 92]

Kittilä, Seppo, Causative morphemes as de-transitivizing mechanisms. What do non-canonical instances reveal about causation and causativization? Folia Linguistica 47(1/ 2013): 113-138.

Kittilä, Seppo & Fernando Zúñiga (Eds.). Advances in studies on semantic roles. Studies in Language 38(3/2014).

Kittilä, Seppo Dative shift in a language without dative? The (allative) case of Finnish. Linguistics 52(6/ 2014): 1461-1498.