1st Edition

The Syntax of Possession in Japanese

By Takae Tsujioka Copyright 2002
    176 Pages
    by Routledge

    212 Pages
    by Routledge

    First Published in 2002. This volume is part of the 'Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics' series. The aim of this thesis is to investigate the syntax of possession expressions in Japanese at the sentential level. It starts with a background of possessive syntax and illustrates how Japanese presents us with an interesting case study of possessive syntax

    Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Theoretical Assumptions; Chapter 3 Nominal and Clausal Possessives; Chapter 4 E-possessive and Locative; Chapter 5 The Structures of Possessors; Chapter 6 Inalienable Possession Construction with ‘do’;


    Takae Tsujioka, edited by Laurence Horn Yale University