Since Japanese and Korean are typologically quite similar, a
linguistic phenomenon in one language often has a counterpart in the
other. The annual Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference provides a
forum for presenting research that will deepen our understanding of
these two languages, especially through comparative study.
papers in this volume are from the Eleventh Japanese/Korean
Linguistics Conference, which was held at the University of
California, Santa Barbara, in conjunction with the 2001 LSA
Linguistic Institute. The papers cover a broad range of topics in
Japanese/Korean linguistics, including phonology, morphology,
syntax, semantics, historical linguistics, discourse analysis,
prosody, and psycholinguistics.
The Acquisition of Japanese.
is associate professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of California at Santa Barbara. She is the author of
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