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ERIC Number: EJ595071
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0271-5309
Japanese Responses "Hai,""Ee," and "Un": Yes, No, and Beyond.
Angles, Jeffrey; Nagatomi, Ayumi; Nakayama, Mineharu
Language & Communication, v20 n1 p55-86 Jan 2000
Examines the functions of the three basic response forms in Japanese: "hai,""ee," and "un." Frequently, the distinction between them is described as politeness vs. formality. Shows that the difference among the three forms lies also in their functions. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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