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The Japanese copula

forms and functions

by Tomiko Narahara

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese language -- Verb.,
  • Japanese language -- Morphology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-213) and index.

    StatementTomiko Narahara.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL585 .N36 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 219 p. ;
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3670620M
    ISBN 100333969200
    LC Control Number2002727156
    OCLC/WorldCa50877471

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There are many such languages, but few among European utive form (連体形 rentaikei): である de aru. The Japanese copula has many forms. The words da and desu are used to predicate sentences, while na and de are particles used within sentences to modify or connect.

Japanese sentences with copulas most often equate one thing with another, that is, they are of the form "A is B." Examples. The Japanese copula: forms and functions.

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The Japanese copula has many forms. The words da and desu are used to predicate sentences, while na and de are particles used within sentences to modify or connect.

です, the Copula. です desu is a copula (a word used to link the subject of a sentence with a predicate). It shows that something is or isn’t something else. It is one of the very few irregular forms in Japanese. JAPANESE COPULA also occur after nouns and nominal expressions in a copular construction as in (10), (11) and (12).

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Tomiko Narahara. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, Pp. x + $ cloth. This book examines the Japanese copula, da and datta, which occurs with Author: Etsuyo Yuasa.Japanese is a Subject-Object-Verb language as compared with English which is a Subject- hon book, books, a book, the book, The meaning "is” or “are" may be expressed by the copuladesu, and by the verbs arimasu and imasu.

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