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  • The Lexical Field of Tasteby A. E. Backhouse

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 43.00

    Backhouse, in this book, undertakes a semantic study of taste terms in modern spoken Japanese. more...

  • Categories and Caseby William O?Grady

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 180.00

    The principal objective of this book is to provide a unified treatment of morphological case in Korean. Focussing on the nominative, accusative and dative suffixes, the author seeks to show that each of these morphemes consistently encodes a corresponding combinatorial relation in the 'surface' form of sentences.In support of his analysis, the author... more...

  • Syntaxe des verbes de mouvement en coréen contemporainby Chai-Song Hong

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 180.00

    Ce travail est une description syntaxique des constructions des verbes de mouvement (Vmt) en coréen contemporain. L?objectif immédiat est the caractériser syntaxiquement les phrases acceptant un Vmt et de décrire leurs propriétés formelles. Dans cette optique, on doit: construire sur la base de critères formels la classe des Vmt; recenser toutes les... more...

  • Space in Tenseby Kyung-Sook Chung

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 158.00

    This monograph explores the tense, aspect, mood, and evidentiality of Korean, which has a rich verbal inflectional system, and proposes novel treatments within the framework of compositional semantics. One of the major contributions is the demonstration that Korean has two types of deictic tense?simple deictic and spatial deictic tense. Spatial deictic... more...

  • A Pepper-Podby Kenneth Yasuda; John Gould Fletcher

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    In this compact, evocative verse-form known as haiku Japanese writers have for centuries been condensing their finest poetic thought and feeling. Adequate translation of haiku into English awaited a Japanese writer fully acquainted with the English language. That writer has now appeared in Kenneth Yasuda, and this book is the result of a long-time... more...

  • The Essential Thai Language Companionby Marco Pronk

    Thaiworld Editions 2013; US$ 29.99

    This book is available in two versions: the more sophisticated version is a fixed-layout eBook containing many passages using read-aloud technology - please make sure your eBook-reader's soft- and hardware are fixed-layout and read-aloud compatible. Otherwise, please obtain the slimmed pdf-version without audio support. In both versions, this book... more...

  • Numeral Classifiers in Chineseby XuPing Li

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book studies the syntax and semantics of numeral classifiers in Mandarin and other Chinese languages. It explores how Chinese classifiers are semantically interpreted in syntactic contexts and how semantic functions of classifiers are realized at the syntactic level. The book is a contribution to formal Chinese linguistics, and to the understanding... more...

  • A Grammar of Nuosuby Matthias Gerner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    This is the first modern grammar of Nuosu written in English. Nuosu belongs to a little known section of Tibeto-Burman. The 2.5 Million ethnic Nuosu are part of the Yi nationality and live in Sichuan (China). This grammar informs Tibeto-Burman linguists, typologists, scholars of language contact and foreign learners of Nuosu. more...

  • A History of the Japanese Languageby Bjarke Frellesvig

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 46.00

    Describes the development of the Japanese language from its recorded beginnings until the present day. more...