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By Terje Mathiassen

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His research interests include cognitive linguistics and linguistic typology, with focus on Japanese and East and Southeast Asian languages. His recent publications include “The socio-cultural motivation of referent honorifics in Korean and Japanese” in Motivation in Grammar and the Lexicon (John Benjamins, 2011) and “Effects of constituent orders on functional extension patterns of the verbs for give: A Contrastive Study of Thai and Mandarin Chinese” (With Kingkarn Thepkanjana, Language and Linguistics 16, 2015).

Gerundive tabe te non de si te 5. g. g. g. si nai ‘do-not’) 6. Hypothetical (katei) tabe reba nom eba su reba 7. Cohortative tabe yoo nom oo si yoo 8. Imperative tabe ro nom e si ro Returning to the list of lexical categories in (3), two categories that do not exist in English or other European languages should be noted: (3c) Verbal Noun (VN) and (3e) Adjectival Noun (AN). Theoretical issues concerning lexical categories will be taken up in Chapter 2 (Kishimoto and Uehara, this volume). The term Verbal Noun is due to Martin (1975) and is widely used in generative and cognitive studies on Japanese morphology.

Remarks on nominalization. ), Readings in English transformational grammar, 184–221. Waltham, MA: Ginn. Chomsky, Noam. 1995. The Minimalist Program. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Chomsky, Noam. 2000. Minimalist inquiries: The framework. ), Step by step: Essays on Minimalist syntax in honor of Howard Lasnik, 89–155. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Di Sciullo, Anna Maria and Edwin Williams. 1987. On the definition of word. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Farmer, Ann K. 1984. Modularity in syntax: A study of Japanese and English.

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