Loanwords in Japanese Language: A Linguistic Perspective
- Yi-nan Li, Yang Gao
- Corresponding Author
- Yi-nan Li
Available Online August 2016.
- https://doi.org/10.2991/icassr-15.2016.244How to use a DOI?
- loanwords, Japanese language, a linguistic perspective.
- From a linguistic perspective, the present paper discusses effects of loanwords in Japanese to its language development. It first introduces definition of loanwords and researchers’ debate on Chinese as loanwords in Japanese. Then, it briefly discusses sources and origins of loanwords in Japanese. The major part of the present paper focuses on how loanwords in Japanese influence its language development through a linguistic perspective, which is further developed from linguistic branches in phonetics, phonology, lexicology, morphology and semantics. The paper ends up with authors’ suggestions on future studies related to the topic.
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TY - CONF AU - Yi-nan Li AU - Yang Gao PY - 2016/08 DA - 2016/08 TI - Loanwords in Japanese Language: A Linguistic Perspective BT - 3d International Conference on Applied Social Science Research (ICASSR 2015) PB - Atlantis Press UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icassr-15.2016.244 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icassr-15.2016.244 ID - Li2016/08 ER -