Yuko Higashiizumi

List of John Benjamins publications for which Yuko Higashiizumi plays a role.


Periphery – Diachronic and Cross-Linguistic Approaches

Edited by Yuko Higashiizumi, Noriko O. Onodera and Sung-Ock S. Sohn

Special issue of Journal of Historical Pragmatics 17:2 (2016) v, 175 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Historical linguistics | Pragmatics


Higashiizumi, Yuko 2016 The development of confirmation/agreement markers away from the RP in JapanesePeriphery – Diachronic and Cross-Linguistic Approaches, Higashiizumi, Yuko, Noriko O. Onodera and Sung-Ock S. Sohn (eds.), pp. 282–306 | Article
In present-day colloquial Japanese, daro(o)/desho(o), the conjectural forms of the copulas that are agglutinated to at the right periphery (RP) of the clause, are detached from the clause and are used as the stand-alone confirmation/agreement markers. This paper explores the developmental pathway… read more
Comparing data from present-day conversation with that from the conversational parts of journals in late-Modern Japanese, this paper investigates the development of two synonymous causal constructions, namely the kara-clause and the node-clause constructions, in terms of the peripheries of an… read more
This paper reviews subordination in conversation through grammaticalization. Traditionally, the Japanese kara ‘because’-clause has been characterized a causal subordinate clause. This study describes the various uses of kara-clauses in present-day Japanese and the historical background to the… read more