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Japanese Linguistics

An Introduction

by Toshiko Yamaguchi

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar, syntax, linguistic structure,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Japanese,
  • Language,
  • Grammar,
  • English,
  • Japanese language,
  • Textbooks for foreigh speakers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8169393M
    ISBN 100826487904
    ISBN 109780826487902

    Japanese/Korean Linguistics. Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Vol. 26 Edited by Shoichi Iwasaki, Susan Strauss, Shin Fukuda, Sun-Ah Jun, Sung-Ock Sohn, and Kie Zuraw; Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Vol. 25 Edited by Shin Fukuda, Mary Shin Kim, and Mee‐Jeong Park; Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Vol. 24 Edited by Kenshi Funakoshi, Shigeto Kawahara, and Christopher D. Tancredi.   The new edition of An Introduction to Japanese Linguistics gives an updated, comprehensive account of Japanese linguistics, covering phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, language change, dialect variation, and gender differences. Changes in the new edition include a new chapter on language acquisition, which includes experimental research and its implication/5.

    As a book of Japanese language learning, this book contains multiple scripts. Throughout the book, where more complex characters or scripts are used, focuses on Japanese linguistics and pedagogy. Acknowledgments Many thanks to the reviewers: Dr. Kasumi Yamamoto. Chair and professor of Japanese Williams College. Yoshimi Nagaya. The Journal of Japanese Linguistics (JJL) editorial office moved to San Francisco State University, and the journal was housed on the website of the Dilena Takeyama Center. Until December , the Journal of Japanese Linguistics was available at the Institute for Japanese Studies at the Ohio State University.

    The phonology of Japanese features about 15 consonant phonemes, the cross-linguistically typical five-vowel system of /a, i, u, e, o/, and a relatively simple phonotactic distribution of phonemes allowing few consonant is traditionally described as having a mora as the unit of timing, with each mora taking up about the same length of time, so that the disyllabic [ɴ] ("Japan. An introduction to Japanese linguistics, which is designed to introduce students to the areas of Japanese linguistics. This book contains chapters, which contains an explanation of the key concepts of the subject, followed by activities, which are designed to promote the students' active understanding of the forms and functions of.


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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.

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This Handbook is for those who are familiar with the topic at the basic level and wish to investigate it in. This introduction to Japanese linguistics is designed to introduce students to all of Japanese Linguistics book main areas of the subject.

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The book covers: * Speech sounds and sound structures * Japanese vocabulary * Writing in 4/5(2). Each chapter ends with a section on how the study of the particular phenomenon in Japanese contributes to our knowledge of general linguistic theory. This book will be useful to students and scholars of linguistics who are interested in the latest studies on one of the most extensively studied languages within generative grammar.4/5(1).

When studying Japanese, it can help greatly to know the terminology or jargon used. These may include different parts of speech, grammar structures, names of particles, etc. This is not an explanation of those forms, but a simple list of what they are called. Welcome to Japanese: A Linguistic Introduction Home Page!.

Japanese: A Linguistic Introduction is intended to be a college-level reference book on the Japanese language that can also serve as the principal textbook in an introductory course in Japanese linguistics.

It explains various linguistic phenomena organized by and in terms of analytical methods developed in the discipline of linguistics. This volume will be the first full-length exploration in any language of the details of the history of the Japanese language written by experts in the different subfields of linguistics.

Overall, while including factual and background information, the volume will focus on presenting original research of lasting value. 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. This book, designed to serve as a concise reference for researchers interested in the Japanese language and in typological studies of language in general, explores diverse characteristics of Japanese that are particularly intriguing when compared with English and other European languages.

The Journal of Japanese Linguistics (JJL), formerly Papers in Japanese Linguistics (Volume 1, – Vol ), was under the management of Japan’s Nanzan University (Vol – Vol ). At the dawn of the new millennium, the JJL editorial office was transferred to Indiana University (Vol – Vol ) in the U.S.

This book is not for the novice and will not teach you the "Structure of the Japanese Language", irrespective of what the title says.

This book is written for people who have a solid(at least level 3) understanding of Japanese and a basic background in linguistics. This requirement includes fluency with the language and deep knowledge of the Cited by: Fukushima, K.

() "Model theoretic semantics for Japanese floating quantifiers and their scope properties," Journal of East Asian LinguisticsVolume III: pragmatics, sociolinguistics, and language contact.

Hibiya, J. () "The velar nasal in Tokyo Japanese: a case of diffusion from above," Language Variation and Change 7. De Gruyter, one of the world’s leading publishers in the fields of linguistics and communication science publishes the Journal of Japanese Linguistics (JJL) (starting Issue).

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Etymology, Syntax, Morphology, Phonetics, Phonology, Lexicography, Historical-Comparative Linguistics, Semantics and all the other wonderful stuff that I studied in college.

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Book Description. Presenting new approaches and results previously inaccessible in English, the Routledge Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics provides an insight into the language and society of contemporary Japan from a fresh perspective.

While it was once believed that Japan was a linguistically homogenous country, research over the past two decades has shown Japan to be a .