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The Handbook of Japanese Linguistics / Edition 1
     

The Handbook of Japanese Linguistics / Edition 1

by Natsuko Tsujimura
 

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ISBN-10: 0631234942

ISBN-13: 9780631234944

Pub. Date: 06/10/2002

Publisher: Wiley

This Handbook brings together major aspects of Japanese linguistics, presenting overviews, current concerns and future directions of each topic. The areas included are phonology, syntax, semantics, morphology, language acquisition, sentence processing, pragmatics, and sociolinguistics. This Handbook is for those who are familiar with the topic at the

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This Handbook brings together major aspects of Japanese linguistics, presenting overviews, current concerns and future directions of each topic. The areas included are phonology, syntax, semantics, morphology, language acquisition, sentence processing, pragmatics, and sociolinguistics. This Handbook is for those who are familiar with the topic at the basic level and wish to investigate it in more detail, but it also can be used as a language-specific and typological reference.

  • Written by leading scholars in the field
  • Provides a unique and authoritative survey of Japanese linguistics
  • Each chapter presents an overview of the topic and discusses current concerns and future directions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631234944
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/10/2002
Series:
Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics Series
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1. Accent (Shosuke Haraguchi).

2. Mora and Syllable (Haruo Kubozono).

3. The Phonological Lexicon (Junko Itô and Armin Mester).

4. Variationist Sociolinguistics (Junko Hibiya).

5. Scrambling (Naoko Nemoto).

6. Reflexives (Takako Aikawa).

7. Passives (Hiroto Hoshi).

8. Causatives (Shigeru Miyagawa).

9. Quantification and wh-Constructions (Taisuke Nishigauchi).

10. Word Formation (Taro Kageyama).

11. Tense and Aspect (Toshiyuki Ogihara).

12. Lexical Semantics (Natsuko Tsujimura).

13. First Language Acquisition (Yukio Otsu).

14. Sentence Processing (Mineharu Nakayama).

15. Discourse Analysis and Pragmatics (Senko Maynard).

16. Sociolinguistics: Honorifics and Gender Differences (Sachiko Ide and Megumi Yoshida).

Bibliography.

Index.

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