Issues in Japanese Phonology and Morphology available in Hardcover
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- De Gruyter
The book contains a number of studies in Japanese phonology and morphology, all analyses by leading scholars in the field. It presents an overview of the work that has been done in Japan and other countries and offers new solutions to long-standing problems. In the phonology chapters, it focuses on segmental as well as suprasegmental issues, including voicing and tone, approaching these issues from a variety of perspectives, including Optimality Theory and Government Phonology. In the morphology chapters, attention is given to truncation patterns and the possibilities for compound formation.
About the Author
Jeroen van de Weijer is Assistant Professor at Leiden University, Holland Institute of Generative Linguistics.
Tetsuo Nishihara is Associate Professor at Nagano Prefectural College, Nagano, Japan.