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2005 | 47 | 75-86

Article title

THE TENSE-ASPECT SYSTEM AND EVIDENTIALITY IN THE 'HACHIJO' DIALECT

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Abstracts

EN
The aim of the article is to overview the 'Hachijo' dialect - which is used in the Hachijo and Aogashima Islands of the Izu Archipelago south of Tokyo. This dialect is known to have retained many grammatical features characteristic of the ancient language of Eastern Japan. Recently, however, it has been largely influenced by the language spoken in Central Japan. The two linguistic layers largely overlap, which makes its current tense and aspect system extremely complex. While the 'nomowa' (standard Jap. 'nomu') and 'nomara' (related to the classical 'nomeri

Year

Volume

47

Pages

75-86

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Document type

ARTICLE

Contributors

author
  • Akihiro Kaneda, Center for International Research and Education, Chiba University, 1-33 Yayoi-cho, Inage-ku, Chiba, 263-8522 Japan

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Publication order reference

Identifiers

CEJSH db identifier
06PLAAAA00671692

YADDA identifier

bwmeta1.element.61f64950-052f-33a2-874d-9dc98ca4557e
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