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ERIC Number: ED119517
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Jan-21
Pages: 1198
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A Reference Grammar of Japanese. Yale Linguistic Series.
Martin, Samuel E.
This reference grammar of Japanese is divided into thirty-one major sections: (1) notational conventions, including spelling, punctuation, accent, and juncture; (2) sentence construction: nuclear sentences and expanded sentences; (3) predicate adjuncts; (4) expansion constraints and noun subcategorization; (5) voice conversions; (6) nuclear focus and restriction: split nuclei; (7) exaltation; (8) desideratives; (9) negation; (10) adverbializations; (11) favors; (12) the perfect; (13) tentatives and hortatives; (14) adnominalizations and adnominal and adverbial words; (15) general and specific nominalizations, (16) sentence extensions; (17) commands and requests; (18) conjunctionalizations; (19) hearsay-reporting; (20) the semblative; (21) the evidential; (22) quotations; (23) stylizations; (24) interjections, afterthoughts and minor sentence types; (25) connectors and sentence openers; (26) apposition, (27) names and titles; (28) iterative devices, (29) elliptical expressions, (30) demonstratives, deictics, anaphorics and pronouns; and (31) usage constraints, agrammatisms, idioms and lexical compounds. A bibliography and an index follow the text. (CLK)
Yale University Press, 92A Yale Station, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 (HC $40.00)
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