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Routledge Library Editions: Japanese Linguistics

Routledge Library Editions: Japanese Linguistics

1st Edition

Various Authors
November 14, 2018

Originally published between 1986 and 1994 the books in this set discuss, analyse and examine: Various word formation processes in Japanese and English Thematic roles, reflexive binding and case marking Complex predicate constructions in Japanese the process whereby a modern colloquial style of...

Subjects in Japanese and English

Subjects in Japanese and English

1st Edition

Yoshihisa Kitagawa
November 14, 2018

Originally published in 1994, this volume shows that the structural relation 'government' holds not only between the verbal head and its object but also between the verbal head and its subject at least at the level of Logical Form in both Japanese and English. The book provides an analysis of...

Complex Predicates in Japanese

Complex Predicates in Japanese

1st Edition

Chiharu Uda Kikuta
November 14, 2018

Originally published in 1994, this volume analyses complex predicate constructions in Japanese in the framework of Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG). The book presents the theoretical framework as a basis of the following analyses and discusses thematic roles, reflexive binding and case...

Language and the Modern State: The Reform of Written Japanese

Language and the Modern State: The Reform of Written Japanese

1st Edition

Nanette Gottlieb
November 14, 2018

Originally published in 1991, this book examines the process whereby a modern colloquial style of written Japanese was developed in the context of the overall modernization of Japan. The book examines the process whereby this strategic simplification took place in Japan, beginning with a discussion...

Interaction of Derivational Morphology and Syntax in Japanese and English

Interaction of Derivational Morphology and Syntax in Japanese and English

1st Edition

Yoko Sugioka
November 14, 2018

Originally published in 1986, this book discusses how the proper boundary between the lexicon and syntax should be defined and examines various word formation processes in Japanese and English which involve some interaction of morphology and syntax. It also questions the plausibility of the...

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