Presentation 2016-01-29
What do koto- and toiu-koto-clauses refer?
Sanae Tamura,
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Abstract(in English) In this presentation, I examine the usage and distribution of two types of Japanese complement clauses: koto- and toiu-koto-clauses. In many examples, they have similar interpretation and toiu seems to be optional. In inferential constructions, however, only toiu-koto-clause is acceptable. I propose that it is because toiu-koto-clause can refer to “information state”, in addition to “event” and “fact”.
Keyword(in Japanese) (See Japanese page)
Keyword(in English) koto-clause / toiu / information state / event / fact
Paper # TL2015-60
Date of Issue 2016-01-22 (TL)

Conference Information
Committee TL
Conference Date 2016/1/29(2days)
Place (in Japanese) (See Japanese page)
Place (in English) Meiji University (Academy Common)
Topics (in Japanese) (See Japanese page)
Topics (in English) Art Thinking / Design Thinking, Thought and Language, etc.
Chair Tadahisa Kondo(Kogakuin Univ.)
Vice Chair Chiaki Kubomura(Yamano College of Aesthetics) / Masami Suzuki(KDDI R&D Labs.)
Secretary Chiaki Kubomura(Univ. of Tsukuba) / Masami Suzuki(Kyorin Univ.)
Assistant Eiji Tomida(Ehime Univ.) / Yasushi Tsubota(Kyoto Univ.)

Paper Information
Registration To Technical Committee on Thought and Language
Language JPN
Title (in Japanese) (See Japanese page)
Sub Title (in Japanese) (See Japanese page)
Title (in English) What do koto- and toiu-koto-clauses refer?
Sub Title (in English) State of affairs, facts, and information states
Keyword(1) koto-clause
Keyword(2) toiu
Keyword(3) information state
Keyword(4) event
Keyword(5) fact
1st Author's Name Sanae Tamura
1st Author's Affiliation Hokusei Gakuen University(Hokusei Gakuen Univ.)
Date 2016-01-29
Paper # TL2015-60
Volume (vol) vol.115
Number (no) TL-441
Page pp.pp.31-34(TL),
#Pages 4
Date of Issue 2016-01-22 (TL)