In this thesis, the author will examine some properties that
characterise Japanese reduplicative nouns having plural referents which
have not received adequate attention in the past.
The author will also investigate some reduplicative adverbs in
order to illustrate the semantic features they have in common with noun
The reduplicative forms dealt with here are the reduplication of a
noun, of SONO (that) plus a noun and of a single number plus its
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