The Meaning of Korean Prosodic Boundary Tones

Mee-Jeong Park, University of Hawai'i

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€125,00
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ISBN13: 
9789004243576
Publication Year: 
2012
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 296 pp.
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Volume: 
10

Guillaume Jacques, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris)

In Esquisse de phonologie et de morphologie historique du tangoute, Guillaume Jacques undertakes a systematic comparison of Tangut with modern Rgyalrongic languages, and proposes a new analysis of Tangut phonology and morphology in typological and historical perspective. Dans l'...
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264847
Publication date: 
April 2014

Rumiko Shinzato, Georgia Institute of Technology and Leon A. Serafim.

In Synchrony and Diachrony of Okinawan and Premodern Japanese Kakari Musubi, Rumiko Shinzato and Leon A. Serafim offer reconstructions, comparative-functional analyses, and evaluations of grammaticalization-based hypotheses on kakari musubi's origin, development, and demise.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004219021
Publication date: 
May 2013

Wu Yingzhe and Juha Janhunen

Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781906876500
Publication date: 
December 2010

Alexander Vovin, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Together with Part 1 of the same grammar (Sources, Script and Phonology, Lexicon and Nominals), this two-volume set represents the most detailed and exhaustive description ever done of any language, including Japanese of the Old Japanese language of the Yamato region during the Asuka Nara period.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781905246823
Publication date: 
December 2008

John R. Bentley, Northern Illinois University

Sakishima comprises a group of islands situated between Okinawa and Taiwan, forming a culturally important bridge between Japan and Taiwan. Studies of the languages of the Ryukyuan islands are valuable for an accurate understanding of the linguistic history of Japan as a whole.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781905246571
Publication date: 
April 2008

Solomon I. Baevskii. St Petersburg University. Translated by N. Killian. Revised and updated by John R. Perry, University of Chicago

This is the only study in a Western European language of an important part of the intellectual and cultural history of the Persianate world in its formative phase. Persian dictionaries (farhangs) of the Islamic era, compiled principally in India, represent a unique linguistic undertaking that has...
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781905246557
Publication date: 
June 2007

Akos B. Apatoczky

This work will be useful as a reference tool for those interested in the history of the Mongolic languages providing them with a significant body of lexicon from a late Middle Mongol vernacular source.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781905246021
Publication date: 
November 2009

Janick Wrona, Kyoto University

The present study is the first large-scale investigation of the syntax of Old Japanese (mainly eighth-century Japanese). It gives a detailed account of complement clauses and related constructions in Old Japanese, based on an exhaustive investigation of the extant text corpus.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781901903195
Publication date: 
July 2008

Alexander Vovin, University of Hawai'i

This is the first detailed descriptive grammar in English dedicated to the Western Old Japanese, which was spoken in the Kansai region of Japan during the seventh and eighth centuries. The grammar is divided into two volumes, with the first dealing with sources, script, phonology, lexicon and...
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781901903140
Publication date: 
May 2004

Moriyo Shimabukuro, University of Ryukyus

This book looks into the accentual history of the Japanese and the Ryukyuan languages. Applying the comparative method, the author has reconstructed the accentual history of the Japonic languages. The reconstruction is based on modern dialects of Japanese and Ryukyuan, and also on historical...
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781901903638
Publication date: 
June 2007

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