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Self-reference in Japanese and Thai : a comparative study

Chirasombutti, Voravudhi


This study sets out to investigate the self-reference systems in spoken Japanese and Thai with a view to comparing and contrasting the two. The study is primarily concerned with self-reference in the metropolitan varieties of spoken Japanese (Tokyo) and Thai (Bangkok). After a review of previous treatments of self-reference terms and pronouns in Japanese and Thai, four types of self-reference terms - pronouns, status terms, personal names and other nouns - are analysed to show their...[Show more]

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Date published: 1995
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d70f37f70c06


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