Japanese and Korean Linguistics, Volume 14

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Japanese and Korean are typologically quite similar languages, and the linguistic phenomena of the former often hve counterparts in the latter. These collections from the annual Japanese/Korean linguistics conference include essays on the phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics, discourse analysis, prosody, and psycholinguistics of both languages. Such comparative studies deepen our understanding of both languages and will be a useful reference to students and scholars in either field.

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Timothy J. Vance is professor of East Asian studies at the University of Arizona. He is the author of An Introduction to Japanese Phonology and Instant Vocabulary through Prefixes and Suffixes and the editor of Kodansha’s Romanized Japanese-English Dictionary. Kimberly Jones is associate professor of East Asian studies at the University of Arizona, where she served as directo of the Japanese language program for many years.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Phonology
Accent and Sound Symbolism in Japanese
Shoko Hamano
Intonational Phonology of Seoul Korean Revisited
Sun-Ah Jun
Consonant Coocurrence Restrictions in Yamato Japanese
Shigeto Kawahara, Hajime Ono, and Kiyoshi Sudo
Phonological Structure and Unaccented Nouns in Tokyo and Osaka Japanese
Haruo Kubozono and Misa Fukui
Theoretical Implications of Mimetic Voicing in Japanese
Kazutaka Kurisu
Loan Phonology Is Not All Perception: Evidence from Japanese Loan Doublets
Jennifer L. Smith
Part II: Psycholinguistics
Effects of Intonational Phrase Boundaries on Ambiguous Syntactic Clause Boundaries in Japanese
Soyoung Kang, Shari R. Speer, and Mineharu Nakayama
The Role of Prosody in Korean Sentence Processing
Hee-Sun Kim and Hyuck-Joon Lee
Interaction between Case Marking and Inalienable Possession Relation in Korean Double Nominative Constructions
Kyung Sook Shin
Aspectual Asymmetries in Japanese: Insights from a Reaction Time Study
Foong Ha Yap, Yumi Inoue, Yasuhiro Shirai, Stephen Matthews, Ying Wai Wong, and Yi Heng Chan
Part III: Historical Linguistics
The Emergence of the Complementizer no in Japanese Revisited
Yumiko Nishi
Grammaticalization of Postpositional Particles from Spatial Terms in Korean
Seongha Rhee
Semantic Shift from Politeness to Expressive: A Case Study of the Japanese Inferential Auxiliary soo
Hidemi S. Riggs
Part IV: Syntax and Semantics
Toward a Unified Approach to Negative Polarity Triggered by Inherently Negative Predicates
Daeho Chung
Control into Adverbial Predicate PPs
Stanley Dubinsky and Shoko Hamano
It's Time to Say Goodbye to Syntactic Analyses of the SIKA-NAI Construction
Yukio Furukawa
Formal Grammar of Evidentiality: A Case Study of Japanese Contrastive wa
Yurie Hara
(A)symmetric Nominalization of Measure Expressions in Japanese and Korean
Youngjun Jang and Chung-Kon Shi
"Neg-sensitive" Elements, Neg-c-command, and Scrambling in Japanese
Kiyoko Kataoka
A Theory of Number Marking: Syntax-Semantics Interface Approach
Chonghyuck Kim
The Classifier in Japanese Numeral Quantification
Mana Kobuchi-Philip
On the Singular [+Specific] Reading of WH-Doublets in Korean
Youngeun Lee
Locality in Syntax and Floated Numeral Quantifiers in Japanese and Korean
Shigeru Miyagawa
On Exceptional zibun Binding: An Experimental Approach
David Y. Oshima
Jussive Clauses and Agreement of Sentence Final Particles in Korean
Miok Debby Pak
Part V: Discourse
Zero-Marked Topics, Subjects, and Objects in Japanese
Mutsuko Endo Hudson, Yoshimi Sakakibara, and Junko Kondo
What Does the Korean "Double Causative" Reveal about Causation and Korean? A Corpus-Based Contrastive Study with Japanese
Tsuneyoshi Ishihara, Kaoru Horie, and Prashant Pardeshi
The Structure of Internal State Expressions in Japanese and Korean
Shoichi Iwasaki
Aspectual Markers in Japanese and Korean: A Corpus Linguistics Study
Kaori Kabata and Jeong-Hwa Lee
Retroactive Elaboration in Korean Conversation
Haeyon Kim
Rethinking the Temporal Approach to Stativity Denoted by -te iru: The Application of the Two-Component Theory of Aspect
Yumiko Nishi and Yasuhiro Shirai
Postpredicate Elements in Japanese Conversation: Nonmodulatity and Panchrony
Tsuyoshi Ono
The Relationship between Prosodic Features and Modal Expressions in Discourse: A Case Study of the Japanese Sentence-Final particle yo
Maki Shimotani
Obliqueness and Postpositional Marking in Japanese
Tomoko Takeda
On the Optionality of to-Marking on Reduplicated Mimetics in Japanese
Kiyoko Toratani
Complaint Utterances in Korean Conversation: Interrogatives with Question Words
Kyung-Eun Yoon
An Analysis of Negative Nominalized Predicates as Prohibitives in Japanese Discourse
Nina Azumi Yoshida

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