Aspect, voice and case in Japanese and Ryukyuan dialects

Project Title, Project Leader
General Research for the Study and Conservation of Endangered Dialects in Japan
KIBE Nobuko (Professor, Department of Language Change and Variation, NINJAL)
Friday, August 21, 2015 (13:00-18:30)
Sturday, August 22 2015 (9:30-17:20)
Sunday, August 23 2015 (9:30-15:30)
National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL)
10-2 Midori-cho, Tachikawa City, Tokyo


Friday, August 21, 2015

13:00~18:30'Aspect and voice'

  • "Tense and aspect in Tsuken: with a special focus on Progressive aspect"
    MATAYOSHI Satomi
  • "Aspect and evidentiality in the Nakijin dialect of Okinawan"
  • "Indirect evidentiality in the Ishigaki dialect of Yaeyama"
    KARIMATA Shigehisa
  • "Semantic characterization of the tense and aspect forms in Ikema: with a special focus on Perfective aspect"
    HAYASHI Yuka
  • "Voice and aspect in Kuroshima"
    HARADA Soichiro and OGINO Chisako
  • "Aspect/voice affixes and the case-marking of subjects and objects in the Kudaka dialect of Okinawan"
    NIINAGA Yuto

Saturday, August 22, 2015

9:30~12:20'Voice and aspect'

  • "Voice and benefactive in Shuri"
    TOYAMA Nana
  • "The morphological categories of verbs: Menomae-sei, double causative, etc."
    MATSUMOTO Hirotake
  • "Voice and aspect in Hokkaido dialect"
    SASAKI Kan


  • "Strategies for distinguishing between subjects and objects in Honshū dialects of Japanese: an analysis on Kansai dialects and the Tome dialect of Miyagi Prefecture."
    TAKEUCHI Shiro and MATSUMARU Michio
  • "Subject marking with the GA and NO forms in Kyushū dialects and Ryukyuan: typology and diachrony"
    SHIMOJI Michinori and SAKAI Mika
  • "Case-marking of verbal predicates in Classical Japanese"
    GOTO Mutsumi
  • "Oblique case in Japanese dialects"
    SASAKI Kan

Sunday, August 23, 2015


  • "Zero case in Japanese dialects"
    KIBE Nobuko
  • "Zero case in the Toyama City dialect"
    KONISHI Izumi
  • "On case in the Shiiba dialect of Miyazaki Prefecture"
    KANEDA Akihiro