Japanese: A Comprehensive Grammar
Routledge, Jan 17, 2013 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 727 pages
Japanese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a thorough reference guide to modern Japanese grammar. With its detailed treatment of all grammatical structures, it explores the complexities of the language fully, concentrating on the real patterns of use in contemporary Japanese as spoken and written by native speakers.
This edition has been fully updated throughout, incorporating a new structure now organised by topic and providing specific attention to areas of particular difficulty. Examples have been updated throughout to reflect current usage and a glossary of linguistic terms has been added.
Written by experts in this field, Japanese: A Comprehensive Grammar will be an essential reference source for the learner and user of Japanese at all levels.
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Chapter 16 Honorific and humble forms subject and objecthonorifics
Chapter 17 Negation and negative sentences
Chapter 18 Questions
Chapter 19 Sentencefinal particles
Chapter 20 Imperative sentences commands and requests
to to iu tte and ni yoru to
Chapter 22 Nominalizations
Chapter 23 Conjoining
Chapter 8 Tense and aspect endings
Chapter 9 Modal endings
Chapter 10 Adverbs
Chapter 11 Adverbial particles
Chapter 12 Passive sentences
Chapter 13 Causative and causative passive sentences
Chapter 14 Potential and spontaneous sentences
Chapter 15 Performative sentences