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The semantics of reduplication in Japanese

Hayakawa, Haruko


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 reduplication. 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 numeral...[Show more]

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Date published: 1985
Type: Thesis (Masters sub-thesis)


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