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The grammaticalized forms of oku and shimau, are they alone?

Hörberger, Filip LU (2016) JAPK11 20161
Japanese Studies
Abstract
The Japanese language has as any other language been grammaticalized throughout history. Many different aspects regarding the Japanese language has at some point underwent this phenomenon. However, the aspect that will be considered in the following disquisition is the Japanese auxiliary verbs, with consistent focus on the two verbs oku and shimau. These two verbs have when used a grammatical marker, lost their lexical identity, in terms such as, valency, transitive/intransitive identity and the ability of choice of subject. The research conducted for the following thesis, ultimately investigated a way to emphasize the meanings that these verbs possess as a grammatical marker. Three Japanese native speakers were interviewed for this... (More)
The Japanese language has as any other language been grammaticalized throughout history. Many different aspects regarding the Japanese language has at some point underwent this phenomenon. However, the aspect that will be considered in the following disquisition is the Japanese auxiliary verbs, with consistent focus on the two verbs oku and shimau. These two verbs have when used a grammatical marker, lost their lexical identity, in terms such as, valency, transitive/intransitive identity and the ability of choice of subject. The research conducted for the following thesis, ultimately investigated a way to emphasize the meanings that these verbs possess as a grammatical marker. Three Japanese native speakers were interviewed for this purpose. A way to emphasize the grammaticalized form of shimau was found. Oku despite the fact that a similar way to emphasize the grammaticalized form as with shimau was found, it was ultimately not as straightforward and clear as with shimau. (Less)
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Hörberger, Filip LU
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JAPK11 20161
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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8890844
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@misc{8890844,
  abstract     = {The Japanese language has as any other language been grammaticalized throughout history. Many different aspects regarding the Japanese language has at some point underwent this phenomenon. However, the aspect that will be considered in the following disquisition is the Japanese auxiliary verbs, with consistent focus on the two verbs oku and shimau. These two verbs have when used a grammatical marker, lost their lexical identity, in terms such as, valency, transitive/intransitive identity and the ability of choice of subject. The research conducted for the following thesis, ultimately investigated a way to emphasize the meanings that these verbs possess as a grammatical marker. Three Japanese native speakers were interviewed for this purpose. A way to emphasize the grammaticalized form of shimau was found. Oku despite the fact that a similar way to emphasize the grammaticalized form as with shimau was found, it was ultimately not as straightforward and clear as with shimau.},
  author       = {Hörberger, Filip},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The grammaticalized forms of oku and shimau, are they alone?},
  year         = {2016},
}