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Humble auxiliaries' in Old Japanese: Javanese derivations, context, and significance

Kumar, Ann

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This paper follows on from an earlier paper (Kumar and Rose 2000) in which forty-one pairs of words with CVCVC structure from Old Japanese and Old Javanese were compared, resulting in the first schedule of replicable segmental correspondences between Old Japanese and any putatively related language. Phonological correspondences mapped unidirectionally from Old Javanese to Old Japanese. The semantic fields represented in this lexicon corresponded to innovations which are known to have...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/34411
Book Title: Quantitative approaches to problems in linguistics: Studies in honour of Phil Rose

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