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Contrastive Function of Japanese Particle WA. Presented at the First Annual Northeast Cognitive

By Nobo Komagata

Abstract

The Japanese ‘adverbial particle ’ 1 wa is usually argued to have topic (thematic) and contrastive functions [Kuno, 1972, among others] as exemplified in the following two short spoken discourses (boldface indicates phonological prominence). 2 (1) Topic wa

Year: 1998
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