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Om sumimasen, sumanai och suman : en jämförande analys

Halling, Isak LU (2013) JAPK11 20131
Japanese Studies
Abstract
The main purpose of this paper is to describe the pragmatic and morphological attributes of sumimasen, sumanai and suman used as routine formulae. By way of introduction, previous research, pragmatic theory and key informants of Japanese descent have been consulted in order to provide a detailed interpretation of sumimasen and its properties. By conducting interviews with aforementioned informants, data regarding practical usage of the etymologically related expressions sumanai and suman (alongside a few variations) has been collected, analyzed and compared to those of sumimasen. Although demonstrable differences have been recognized, the findings of the present thesis suggest that all three expressions share some similar features.
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author
Halling, Isak LU
supervisor
organization
course
JAPK11 20131
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
aisatsu, apology, Japanese linguistics, politeness, routine formulae, speech acts, thanks
language
Swedish
id
3865544
date added to LUP
2013-06-25 11:23:26
date last changed
2013-06-25 11:23:26
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  abstract     = {The main purpose of this paper is to describe the pragmatic and morphological attributes of sumimasen, sumanai and suman used as routine formulae. By way of introduction, previous research, pragmatic theory and key informants of Japanese descent have been consulted in order to provide a detailed interpretation of sumimasen and its properties. By conducting interviews with aforementioned informants, data regarding practical usage of the etymologically related expressions sumanai and suman (alongside a few variations) has been collected, analyzed and compared to those of sumimasen. Although demonstrable differences have been recognized, the findings of the present thesis suggest that all three expressions share some similar features.},
  author       = {Halling, Isak},
  keyword      = {aisatsu,apology,Japanese linguistics,politeness,routine formulae,speech acts,thanks},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Om sumimasen, sumanai och suman : en jämförande analys},
  year         = {2013},
}