The NO DA construction in Japanese
The NO DA construction is one of the most common
expressions in Japanese and at the same time it is one
of the most difficult expressions for students of
Japanese to master. Many linguists and authors of
Japanese textbooks have attempted to describe various
manifestations of NO DA . in different contexts and
situations. This sub-thesis is an attempt to explain
these various manifestations in terms of a set of
invariant semantic components.
In preparation for the semantic analysis of NO...[Show more]
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