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dc.contributor.authorTollini, Aldo-
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-01T15:37:07Z-
dc.date.available2016-03-01T15:37:07Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11707/5227-
dc.description.abstractThis essay deals with what we could call ‘the adequacy of a writing system to the society it serves’. It is intended to be a sociolinguistic approach to writing, which is, however, seldom tackled by modern linguists. In other words, the question can be reformulated as: ‘How does the mixed logophonographic kanji-kana majiri writing system presently used in Japan work in modern Japanese society? And, above all, does it fulfil its task or is it too cumbersome, causing difficulty in learning and manipulation? Or, on the contrary, is it too poor, causing inadequacy and ambiguity?en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherVenezia: Edizioni Ca' Foscarien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCa’ Foscari Japanese Studies;3-
dc.subjectNipponisticaen_US
dc.subjectLogographyen_US
dc.titleAn Ancient Writing System for Modern Japanen_US
dc.typeBook chapteren_US
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