Search for dissertations about: "Axel Svahn"

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  1. 1. The Japanese Imperative

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Axel Svahn; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016-10-14]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; imperative; directive; semantics; pragmatics; grammaticalization; honorification; benefactivity; directive strategy; directive system; Japanese; imperativ; japanska; semantik; pragmatik; språkvetenskap; lingvistik; grammatikalisering; satstyper;

    Abstract : The present thesis explores Japanese imperative constructions from a general linguistic perspective, as well as examining the imperative as a cross-linguistic object of study. On the definitional side, a terminological apparatus for the description and analysis of imperatives and directives is presented. READ MORE