Utterance Final Forms in Dialogues by Young Japanese : A Syntactic and Prosodic Analysis

@inproceedings{Nishinuma2006UtteranceFF,
  title={Utterance Final Forms in Dialogues by Young Japanese : A Syntactic and Prosodic Analysis},
  author={Yukihiro Nishinuma and Akiko Hayashi and Hiroko YABE},
  year={2006}
}
This work reports findings on the relationship between speaker-sex and linguistic behavior among young Japanese in explanation-giving dialogues. The relationship between speaker-sex and (1) the choice of utterance final forms; (2) the prosodic characteristics on these forms, has thus been examined. Data obtained from 110 students of the Tokyo area revealed… CONTINUE READING