Essays about: "Japanese"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 505 essays containing the word Japanese.

  1. 1. THE 200-YEAR CRAFTSMAN - Preserving Cultural Heritage and Garden Craftsmanship in Kyoto, Japan.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvård

    Author : Fabian Gunnarsson; [2020-10-12]
    Keywords : Garden Craftsmanship; Knowledge Preservation; Japanese Garden; Japan; Kyoto; Murin-an; Ueyakato Landscape; Place of Scenic Beauty; Participant Observation;

    Abstract : This thesis cover the process and results of a case study that was made in Kyoto, Japan in 2019. The intention is to produce an example of how cultural heritage preservation in a culturally important garden might be conducted, with focus on knowledge preserving and sharing. READ MORE

  2. 2. WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO PUNISH THE CORRUPT? An experiment on the impact of clean alternatives and information credibility in elections featuring corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mattis Bygdén; [2020-09-01]
    Keywords : Corruption; democratic accountability; voter behavior; clean alternatives; information credibility;

    Abstract : A recurrent issue in democratic societies is the re-election of corrupt politicians to public office. Researchers have identified several causes for why this may be. READ MORE

  3. 3. OUT WITH THE NEW, IN WITH THE OLD. A study on Western loanwords in Japanese newspapers and the recommendations provided by the National Institute of Japanese Language and Linguistics

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Richard Novenius; [2020-06-16]
    Keywords : japanska; gairaigo; loanwords; language policy; newspaper;

    Abstract : With the current influx of Western loanwords, also called gairaigo, into the Japanese language, many Japanese citizens fear that the spirit of the language is disappearing. Nevertheless, borrowing words from foreign languages has historically been and still is an important part in the development of the Japanese language. READ MORE

  4. 4. An analysis of wago/kango predominance in Swedish students’ Japanese vocabulary

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Marcus Burman; [2020-06-16]
    Keywords : japanska; Sino-Japanese words; Kango; Wago; Japanese; Translation task;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to evaluate the lexical type predominance betweenJapanese-based wago and Chinese-based kango within the vocabulary of Swedishlearners of Japanese, comparing those who have studied in Japan and those whohave not. The translation task was structured to ask participants to fill in suitabletranslations in the blank for the pronunciation of Japanese words based on themeaning of a corresponding Swedish word. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Thud or a Bang?: A Study of the Translation of Onomatopoeia in Manga

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Desirée Elveljung; [2020-06-16]
    Keywords : japanska; Multimodal Discourse Analysis MDA ; manga; onomatopoeia; translation; Japanese;

    Abstract : This bachelor’s thesis was written with the aim to analyze how Japanese onomatopoeia in manga are translated from Japanese to English, and if and how the translation changes the meaning in context. This was done by using two Japanese manga as material – Haikyuu!! and Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma. READ MORE