Description - An Introduction to Japanese Linguistics by Natsuko Tsujimura
The 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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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.