Information structure in spoken Japanese
Particles, word order, and intonation
CollectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
This study explores information structure (IS) within the framework of corpus linguistics and functional linguistics. As a case study, it investigates IS phenomena in spoken Japanese: particles including so-called topic particles, case particles, and zero particles; word order; and intonation. The study discusses how these phenomena are related to cognitive and communicative mechanisms of humans.
KeywordsLanguage Arts & Disciplines; Linguistics; Biography & Autobiography
PublisherLanguage Science Press
Publication date and place2020
ImprintLanguage Science Press