Essays about: "japanska"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 191 essays containing the word japanska.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Translating Ogura Hyakunin Isshu – An analysis of translating decorative language from Japanese to English

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Liisa Paiste; [2020-06-16]
    Keywords : japanska; translation; classical Japanese; poetry; Ogura Hyakunin Isshu; Japanese; English;

    Abstract : A bachelor's thesis which analyses translating classical Japanese poetry to English through a case-study design, with in-depth analysis of four different translations by three different translators of five poems from Hyakunin Isshu. The focus in the analysis lies on the decorative language used in classical Japanese poetry... READ MORE

  5. 5. GENDER-STEREOTYPES, FOOD AND ADVERTISING. An Analysis of Gender-role Portrayal and Gendered Language in Japanese Video Commercials

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Niklas Sjöberg; [2020-06-09]
    Keywords : SIK; japanska; Japanese; Gender; Stereotypes; advertising; language;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate Japanese gender stereotypes through the analysis of gender role portrayals in video commercials of the product category food and cooking, as well as by observing the use of gender specific language by the characters of the commercials. This is done through a combined quantitative and qualitative analysis of 115 commercials collected from online sources. READ MORE