A Handbook of Japanese Grammar (Tuttle Language Library) by Masahiro Tanimori

By Masahiro Tanimori

A useful reference for college kids and students alike. half 1 explains and illustrates the makes use of of countless numbers of debris, key vocabulary, and different functionality phrases. every one access contains many pattern sentences in jap, romaji, and English. freed from dense grammatical jargon, half 2 offers concise overviews of all eastern components of speech, well mannered language (keigo), counters, and different elements of daily language.

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Behind her head is an oval object. 111 However, there are signs that this is a little out of the ordinary. The basket and chest can be paralleled by Palmyrene examples, and the hair-style found here was worn almost without exception at Palmyra until 111 See Colledge 1976 passim, but especially 231–233, and Phillips 1977: 90–91.

No full-length, systematic discussion as yet exists. Adams 2003: 27. Syntactic interference is common in texts, see Adams 2003: 496–520. g. tonemic interference, see Clyne 2003: 76–79, but only the most pertinent to the material in the volume are mentioned. 61 For the ancient world, the distribution of the item in the extant literature may give an idea of whether it had generally been accepted into the recipient language (borrowing), or whether its attestation was ad hoc (code-switching or interference).

As he states: ‘by describing and analysing accurately the attested modes of translation and their status in the text and in the language at large, we may be better placed to comment on the implications (of both modes and status) for the nature of the contact languages involved, at least with regard to the currency of expressions, the register(s) represented in the text, and the sociolinguistic standing of the author’ (p. 143). We can go beyond simply categorising. We might consider further the interpretation of code-switching.

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