The role of contact in the origins of the Japanese and Korean languages / J. Marshall Unger.

Published
  • Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press c2009
Physical description
xiii, 207 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780824832797
  • 0824832795
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-196) and indexes.
Contents
  • 1 Contact Hypotheses and Their Consequences 1 -- 1.1 Operationalizing the proto-Korean-Japanese hypothesis 2 -- 1.1.1 Pre-migration convergence? 6 -- 1.1.2 Post-migration convergence? 12 -- 1.1.3 Divergence 17 -- 1.2 Language contact as a supplementary hypothesis 21 -- 1.3 Should the pKJ hypothesis be rejected? 29 -- 2 Critical Assessment of the pKJ Reconstruction 39 -- 2.1 Phonemic correspondences 41 -- 2.1.1 Pre-OJ mid-vowel raising 45 -- 2.1.2 Vowels 50 -- 2.1.3 Some etymologies 53 -- 2.2 Grammatical similarities 59 -- 3 Convergence Theories 71 -- 3.1 Beckwith's theory 71 -- 3.1.1 What do we know of Koguryoan? 73 -- 3.1.2 Who named the places? 80 -- 3.1.3 Who were the Yemaek? 82 -- 3.1.4 Were founding myths inherited? 87 -- 3.2 Vovin's theory 90 -- 3.2.1 Is the nasal-cluster theory valid? 90 -- 3.2.2 How did Japanese spread? 94 -- 4 Japanese Borrowings from Old Korean 107 -- 4.1 Synonyms of OJ words with para-Japanese cognates 107 -- 4.2 Synonyms of OJ words with Korean cognates 113 -- 4.3 Synonyms of OJ words of uncertain provenance 115 -- 4.4 Innovative loans from Korean 121 -- 5 Syncretism in Japanese Mythology 123 -- 5.1 Volcano myths 128 -- 5.2 Identification of chronological strata 135 -- 5.2.1 Confounding the moon with Susa-no-wo 136 -- 5.2.2 Winning the bride from Susa-no-wo 139 -- 5.3 Dating the syncretism 141 -- 6 The Korean Role in the Rise of Kofun Culture 143 -- 6.1 The Yayoi-Kofun transition 145 -- 6.1.1 Mounted archery 146 -- 6.1.2 Writing and speaking 150 -- 6.1.3 Other elements 152 -- 6.2 How many non-Japonic languages were there? 156 -- 7 Languages in Contact with Early Japanese 161 -- 7.1 Wet-field rice cultivation 163 -- 7.2 Bronze 169 -- 7.3 Languages of the trade network 172 -- Middle Korean 197 -- Modern Korean 198 -- Old Japanese 199 -- Modern and Middle Japanese 202 -- English glosses 203.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: West Four, follow signs to Alpha Staircase or Beta Staircase, Fourth Floor 841:4.c.200.36
University of Cambridge Libraries: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Library: Main Library J 700.2
University of Edinburgh Libraries: Main Library (STANDARD LOAN) - 3rd floor PL525.2 Ung.
University of Oxford Libraries: Bodleian Japanese Library: Loan Collection PL525.2 .U54 2009
University of Oxford Libraries: Wadham College Library JJ 11 (U)
University of Oxford Libraries: Pembroke College Library Z/Jap UNG
SOAS Library, University of London: Main Library D400 /984662
University of Sheffield Library: Western Bank Library K 495.62 (U)
University of Surrey: Main Collection 495.62 UNG

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