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Japanese Linguistics: An Introduction

Author: Toshiko Yamaguchi
Publisher: Continuum
Binding: Hardcover, 240pages
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This introduction to Japanese linguistics is designed to introduce students to all of the main areas of the subject. What makes this book distinct from other textbooks on Japanese linguistics is that linguistics is introduced by means of authentic texts which students might encounter in contemporary Japan. The book covers: * Speech sounds and sound structures * Japanese vocabulary * Writing in Kanji, Hiragana, Katakana and Roman letters * Word structures, ideograms, morphemes and compounding * Sentence structure * Word meaning Each chapter contains an explanation of the key concepts of Japanese linguistics, followed by activities, which are designed to promote the students' active understanding of the forms and functions of the language in authentic texts. This textbook will be an essential introduction to Japanese linguistics for advanced undergraduates, and postgraduates, studying either Japanese language, or linguistics.
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Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Volume 12

Author: William McClure
Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Inf
Binding: Paperback, 424pages
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Since Japanese and Korean are typologically quite similar, a linguistic phenomenon in one language often has a counterpart in the other. The annual Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference provides a forum for presenting research that will deepen our understanding of these two languages, especially through comparative study. The papers in this volume are from the Twelfth Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, which was held at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. The papers cover a broad range of topics in Japanese/Korean linguistics, including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics, discourse analysis, prosody, and psycholinguistics.
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Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Volume 14

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Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Inf (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 452 pages
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Since Japanese and Korean are typologically quite similar, a linguistic phenomenon in one language often has a counterpart in the other. The annual Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference provides a forum for presenting research that will deepen our understanding of these two languages, especially through comparative study. The papers in this volume are from the Fourteenth Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, which was held in Tucson at the Marriott University Park near the campus of the University of Arizona. The papers cover a broad range of topics in Japanese/Korean linguistics, including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics, discourse analysis, prosody, and psycholinguistics.
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Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Volume 15

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Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Inf (2007)
Binding: Paperback, 475 pages
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As Japanese and Korean are typologically quite similar, a linguistic phenomenon in one language often has a counterpart in the other. The annual Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference provides a forum for presenting research that will deepen our understanding of these two languages, especially through comparative study. The papers in this volume are from the Fifteenth Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, which was held at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. These articles cover a broad range of topics in Japanese/Korean linguistics, including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics, discourse analysis, prosody, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, acquisition, and grammaticalization. These studies, often comparative, deepen our understanding of both Japanese and Korean, and provide a useful reference for students and scholars in either field.
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Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Volume 3

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Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Inf (1993)
Binding: Hardcover, 354 pages
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This volume contains a selection of papaers presented at the Third Annual Southern California Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, held at San Diego State University. The papers discuss aspects of discourse and language acquisition, syntax and semantics, and phonology. The contributors include Taegoo Chung, Yoko Collier-Sanuki, Haruko Minegishi Cook, Kaoru Jorie, Hiroto Hoshi, Shoichi Iwasaki, Hee-Bok Jung, Kyu-hyun Kim, Yookyung Kim, Isatsugu Kitahara, Christopher Manning, William McClure, Shigeru Miyagawa, Junko Mori, Kei Nakamura, Myungkwan Park, Wendy Snyder, Keunwon Sohn, Susan Strauss, Natsuko Tsujimura, Shuichi Yatabe, and Alexander Vovin.
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Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Vol. 4

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Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Inf (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 526 pages
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Japanese and Korean are typologically quite similar, so a linguistic phenomenon in one language often has a counterpart in the other. The papers in this volume are intended to further collective and collaborative research in both languages. The contributors discuss aspects of language acquisition, discourse, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, phonology, morphology, typology, sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics. The papers were presented at the Southern California Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference in September 1991. Contributors to this volume are Patricia M. Clancy, Seiko Yamaguchi Fujii, Shoichi Iwasaki, Kyu-hyun Kim, Yoshiko Matsumoto, Shigeko Okamoto, Sung-Ock S. Sohn, Kyung-Hee Suh, Eunjoo Han, Jongho Jun, Ongmi Kang, David James Silva, Noriko Akatsuka, Shoji Azuma, Soonja Choi, Bruce L. Derwing, Yeo Bom Yoon, Sook Whan Cho, Tsuyoshi Ono, Hiroko Yamashita, Laurie Stowe, Mineharu Nakayama, Ruriko Kawashima, Masanori Nakamaura, Shin Watanabe, Dong-In Cho, Stanley Dubinsky, Hiroto Hoshi, Yasua Ishii, Hisatsugu Kitahara, Masatoshi Koizumi, Jae Hong Lee, Sookhee Lee, Young-Suk Lee, and Shigeo Tonoike.
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Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Vol. 5

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Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Inf (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 446 pages
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Japanese and Korean are typologically quite similar, so a linguistic phenomenon in one language often has a counterpart in the other. The papers in this volume are intended to further compare and/or contrast research in both languages. This volume reflects the Fifth Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference's unique division into four distinct panels: Conversation, Grammaticalization and Semantics, Syntax and Semantics, and Korean Phonology. The Fifth Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference was held at the University of California, Los Angeles
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Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Volume 6

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Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Inf (1997)
Binding: Paperback, 400 pages
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Japanese and Korean are typologically quite similar, so a linguistic phenomenon in one language often has a counterpart in the other. The papers in this volume are intended to further compare and/or contrast research in both languages. This selection of papers reflects the Sixth Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference's division into five subareas: Historical Linguistics, Phonology, Syntax, Semantics, and Discourse. The Sixth Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference was held at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
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Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Vol. 8

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Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Inf (1998)
Binding: Paperback, 560 pages
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Japanese and Korean are typologically quite similar, so a linguistic phenomenon in one language often has a counterpart in the other. The papers in this volume are intended to further compare and/or contrast research in both languages. This selection of papers reflects the Eighth Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference's division into five subareas: Conversation and Discourse Analysis; Language Processing; Morphology, Semantics and Grammatical Function; Phonetics, Phonology and Historical Linguistics; and Generative Syntax. The Eighth Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference was held at Cornell University.
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Japanese/Korean Linguistics, Volume 13

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Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Inf (2008)
Binding: Hardcover, 464 pages
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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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