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Complex Predicates in Japanese

1st Edition

By Chiharu Uda Kikuta

Routledge

370 pages

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Originally published in 1994, this volume analyses complex predicate constructions in Japanese in the framework of Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG). The book presents the theoretical framework as a basis of the following analyses and discusses thematic roles, reflexive binding and case marking. Attention is also given to passive, benefactive and causative constructions.

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About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Japanese Linguistics

Originally published between 1986 and 1994 the books in this set discuss, analyse and examine:

  • Various word formation processes in Japanese and English
  • Thematic roles, reflexive binding and case marking
  • Complex predicate constructions in Japanese
  • the process whereby a modern colloquial style of written Japanese was developed in the context of the overall modernization of Japan.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN009000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
LAN009060
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Syntax