This quantity brings jointly papers that take usage-based methods to check the character of human language, with a spotlight at the grammar of jap. The 12 chapters supply a wealthy array of knowledge and methodologies, with issues starting from phonology, modality, and grammatical morphemes, to sentential development and discourse-level phenomena akin to turn-taking, speech check in, and language swap. As a complete, they reveal that usage-based linguistics illuminates a number of phenomena within the language that may no longer were good accounted for by way of resorting exclusively to a proper conception resembling the Universal-Grammar-based method. Reflecting theoretical, methodological, and technological developments made in and out of doors the sector of cognitive-functional linguistics in recent times, the papers contained during this quantity, either separately and jointly, have major implications in the direction of linguistics more often than not and jap linguistics particularly, as we as eastern language educating.
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