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By Jochen Rehbein, Christiane Hohenstein, Lukas Pietsch

ISBN-10: 9027219257

ISBN-13: 9789027219251

ISBN-10: 9027292485

ISBN-13: 9789027292483

During this selection of rigorously chosen papers connectivity is checked out from the vantage issues of language touch, language swap, language acquisition, multilingual verbal exchange and similar domain names in line with a number of eu and Non-European languages. From typological and multilingual views the focal point of research is at the grammatical structure of a few linguistic units that interconnect devices of textual content and discourse. the amount is equipped alongside primary suggestions: A normal part offers with connectivity in language switch and language acquisition, subdivisions are dedicated to pronouns, themes and subjects, the position of finiteness in textual content and discourse, coordination and subordination and particles, adverbials and constructions. The editors’ preface introduces connectivity as an item of linguistic study.

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PAST toki... when ‘When Professor Yamada came into (enter come) the classroom…’ c. 3 Rassyaru truncation That there is no pragmatic conflict in the honorific expression of non-de kuru ‘drink come’ is shown by the fact that irassyaru, another honorific suppletive form of iku/ kuru ‘go/come’, is perfectly acceptable in this type of converb construction. Indeed, the three types of converb construction under study are all compatible with this honorific form. What is particularly interesting about the irassyaru form is that it truncates to rassyaru by deleting the initial vowel.

14) a. Yamada-sensei-wa gakkoo-ni arui-te ki-ta/mie-ta. ’ b. -PAST toki... when ‘When Professor Yamada came into (enter come) the classroom…’ c. 3 Rassyaru truncation That there is no pragmatic conflict in the honorific expression of non-de kuru ‘drink come’ is shown by the fact that irassyaru, another honorific suppletive form of iku/ kuru ‘go/come’, is perfectly acceptable in this type of converb construction. Indeed, the three types of converb construction under study are all compatible with this honorific form.

B. tabe-te it-ta ‘ate (and went away)’ LHHHH tabe- te it-ta ‘ate and went’ H L L LH The Tokyo dialect is typical of many Japanese dialects in allowing a phonological word to have at most one stretch of high-pitched morae; accordingly, once a pitch fall occurs within a word, it can never rise in the subsequent morae of the same word. In (4b) for (3b) we see two high-pitched morae divided by a stretch of low-pitched morae indicating two (phonological) words. In (4a) for (3a), on the other hand, there is only one  Masayoshi Shibatani stretch of high-pitched morae indicating that the verb sequence here forms a single phonological word.

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