The Handbook of Japanese Linguistics

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Natsuko Tsujimura
Wiley, Oct 18, 1999 - Foreign Language Study - 560 pages
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. This Handbook is for those who are familiar with the topic at the basic level and wish to investigate it in more detail, but it also can be used as a language-specific and typological reference.

  • Written by leading scholars in the field
  • Provides a unique and authoritative survey of Japanese linguistics
  • Each chapter presents an overview of the topic and discusses current concerns and future directions

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About the author (1999)

Natsuko Tsujimura is Associate Professor in East Asian Languages and Cultures and Adjunct Associate Professor in Linguistics at Indiana University. She teaches various aspects of Japanese linguistics, lexical semantics, and all levels of Japanese. Her recent research area includes lexical semantics. Her publications include An Introduction to Japanese Linguistics (Blackwell, 1996). She is editor of the Journal of Japanese Linguistics.

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