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ERIC Number: EJ1159912
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jul
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2203-4714
The Japanese Keigo Verbal Marker
Rahayu, Ely Triasih
Advances in Language and Literary Studies, v4 n2 p104-111 Jul 2013
This research studies Japanese "keigo" in the office domain, a case study at XXX Corporation Japan. "Keigo" consists of "sonkeigo," "kenjougo," and "teineigo." Each of those speech levels is going to be analyzed based on linguistic and nonlinguistic factors. In this qualitative research, the data are in form of natural conversations gained by using several techniques such as recording, observation, and interview. Natural conversations were obtained through the recording process done with a tape recorder at XXX Corporation. There were 20 respondents coming from business fields to fill in the questionnaire and five informants for the interview.This research shows that "keigo" has lexical, morphological, and syntactical verbal markers. There are some nonlinguistic factors influencing the implementation of "keigo" in the office domain, especially the position gap and age.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan
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