Essays about: "Honorifics"

Found 4 essays containing the word Honorifics.

  1. 1. Address and Referential Terms in Swedish and British Schools : A Sociolinguistic Perspective

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Amanda Gabrielsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Honorifics; Address terms; referential terms;

    Abstract : Modes of address between speakers in Sweden and the U.K differ from each other, yet both countries are influenced by similar mass media and aspects of globalization that otherwise generally lean towards linguistic convergence. Survey data from students and teachers in UK and Sweden has revealed some noteworthy differences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Identifying Characters

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Jonas Engman; [2016-04-04]
    Keywords : Japanese; Yakuwarigo; Role Language; Politeness; Honorifics; English literature; Translation;

    Abstract : This thesis will serve to compare and analyse distinctions in character depiction and human relations in Agatha Christie’s novel And Then There Were None, observing conversations held between the main characters in both the original version of the novel and the Japanese translated version to see the personal characteristic in the characters speech. During the analysis, two certain aspects were taken into consideration, with correlating frameworks. READ MORE

  3. 3. The paradigm of -haru

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Japanska

    Author : Jacob Eveson; [2012]
    Keywords : morphology; Kyoto; keigo; Kansai; Japanese; honorifics; -haru; dialect; grammaticality; paradigm; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The focus of this paper is the paradigm of the Kyoto realization of the dialectal honorific suffix -haru found in the dialects spoken in the Kansai area of western Japan. A number of hypothetical forms are examined and tested against the intuitions of a native Japanese speaker familiar with the dialects of the Kansai area, including the Kyoto dialect, and the morphological possibilities and constraints of the suffix are then elaborated upon through further examination of the tested forms deemed to be nonexistent. READ MORE

  4. 4. Brown and Levinson Online - On the implications of politeness strategies and the Japanese desu/masu-form in a massively multiplayer online game

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Japanska

    Author : Jens Larsson; [2011]
    Keywords : chat; cmc; pragmatics; online; eve; game; style-shift; levinson; brown; masu; desu; japanese; politeness; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Politeness in Japanese has been the subject of many linguistic inquiries. Overarching these is Brown and Levinson's (1987) influential but also criticized (see Matsumoto, 1988; Ide 1992) theory on politeness as a cross-linguistic factor. READ MORE