ERIC Number: ED119517
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Publication Date: 1976-Jan-21
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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)
Descriptors: Descriptive Linguistics, Form Classes (Languages), Grammar, Japanese, Language Patterns, Language Usage, Morphology (Languages), Nouns, Reference Materials, Sentence Structure, Syntax, Verbs
Yale University Press, 92A Yale Station, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 (HC $40.00)
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