An Introduction to Japanese Linguistics
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Natsuko Tsujimura
Introduction to Japanese Linguistics by Natsuko Tsujimura
Book DescriptionThe 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 implications for phonological, syntactic, and semantic issues * Introduces linguistic notions and terminology and discusses theoretical analyses of linguistic phenomena in the Japanese language * Focuses primarily on phonology and syntax, and adopts a generative grammar framework * Includes exercises exploring descriptive and theoretical issues and reading lists which introduce students to the research literature
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405110662
(255mm x 179mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Natsuko Tsujimura
Introduction to Japanese Linguistics, Paperback (October 2013)
The third edition of this established textbook has been thoroughly updated and revised. It maintains its broad coverage of topics from phonetics to language variation, and increases its accessibility by incorporating a more descriptive, less theoretical approach.
Handbook of Japanese Linguistics, Paperback (December 2001)» View all books by Natsuko Tsujimura
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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Author Biography - Natsuko Tsujimura
Natsuko Tsujimura is Professor of Japanese Linguistics at Indiana University. Her publications include The Handbook of Japanese Linguistics (Blackwell, 1999), and she has published extensively on various aspects of lexical semantics.
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