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Ärade skitstövel - Den semantiska utvecklingen av japanska andrapersonspronomen

Holmberg Forsyth, Jack LU (2010) JAPK01 20092
Japanese Studies
Abstract
Semantic change in the case of Japanese second person pronouns becomes instantly apparent to a student of the Japanese language. Words which once contained an exalting meaning may now be used only by close friends to refer to one another, if not as an insult. This thesis describes the path taken by Japanese second person pronouns such as anata and kisama and tries to pinpoint the reason as to why this negative development has occurred. In doing so, this thesis rests not only on the work of outstanding authorities on the subject, but also analyses the practical use of Japanese second person pronouns in such popular media as manga, video games, and Japanese drama.
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author
Holmberg Forsyth, Jack LU
supervisor
organization
course
JAPK01 20092
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
kisama, kimi, omae, anata, second person pronouns, semantic change
language
Swedish
id
1538130
date added to LUP
2010-01-29 09:47:32
date last changed
2010-01-29 09:47:32
@misc{1538130,
  abstract     = {Semantic change in the case of Japanese second person pronouns becomes instantly apparent to a student of the Japanese language. Words which once contained an exalting meaning may now be used only by close friends to refer to one another, if not as an insult. This thesis describes the path taken by Japanese second person pronouns such as anata and kisama and tries to pinpoint the reason as to why this negative development has occurred. In doing so, this thesis rests not only on the work of outstanding authorities on the subject, but also analyses the practical use of Japanese second person pronouns in such popular media as manga, video games, and Japanese drama.},
  author       = {Holmberg Forsyth, Jack},
  keyword      = {kisama,kimi,omae,anata,second person pronouns,semantic change},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Ärade skitstövel - Den semantiska utvecklingen av japanska andrapersonspronomen},
  year         = {2010},
}