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Foreign languages in Japan, their use and study

Inazo Nitobe

Foreign languages in Japan, their use and study

an aspect of intellectual life in Japanese history.

by Inazo Nitobe

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Published by Mainichi in Osaka .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Study and teaching

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination50 p.
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17592451M
    OCLC/WorldCa37465836


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The oral languages spoken by the native peoples of the insular country of Japan at present and during recorded history belong to either of two primary phyla of human language:Japonic languagesJapanese language (See also Japanese dialects)Hachijo JapaneseEastern JapaneseWestern Japanese (more items).

This book surveys the two main indigenous languages of Japan, Japanese and Ainu. No genetic relationship has been established between them, and structurally they differ significantly. Shibatani has therefore divided his study into two independent parts.

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