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Language and an expression of identities: Japanese sentence-final particles ne and na

Ogi, Naomi


This study explores the interrelationship between language and the biographical characteristics of the speaker, including gender, age and social status, by examining the interactional functions of two Japanese sentence-final particles ne and na. A major claim in the literature is that although these particles share some similar functions, they differ markedly in terms of gender, age and social status of the speaker: for example, na is used by male speakers only while ne does not have such a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Pragmatics
DOI: 10.1016/j.pragma.2014.02.001


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