Sung-Ock S. Sohn

List of John Benjamins publications for which Sung-Ock S. Sohn plays a role.


ISSN 0257-3784 | E-ISSN 2212-9731


Periphery – Diachronic and Cross-Linguistic Approaches

Edited by Yuko Higashiizumi, Noriko O. Onodera and Sung-Ock S. Sohn

Special issue of Journal of Historical Pragmatics 17:2 (2016) v, 175 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Historical linguistics | Pragmatics


This study examines the diachronic and synchronic development of the discourse marker kulentey (‘but, by the way’). Etymologically, having derived from the sequence of the deictic predicate and the clause-final suffix –nuntey (‘but, in the circumstance that’), kulentey is frequently used as a… read more | Article
Sohn, Sung-Ock S. 2010 The role of frequency and prosody in the grammaticalization of Korean -canh-Formal Evidence in Grammaticalization Research, Van linden, An, Jean-Christophe Verstraete and Kristin Davidse (eds.), pp. 245–274
This paper investigates the role of frequency and prosody in the emergence of the new interactive marker -canh- from the committal suffix ci- plus negation verb anh- in Korean. Using a spoken recorded corpus drawn from natural discourse, this study provides empirical evidence of the role of… read more | Article
Abstract. This paper investigates the semantic development of icey 'now,' originating as a temporal adverb and evolving into a discourse marker, by analyzing a large corpus drawn from diachronic and synchronic data. Further, through a corpus-based frequency analysis this study explores the… read more | Article
Sohn, Sung-Ock S. 2002 The grammaticalization of honorific particles in KoreanNew Reflections on Grammaticalization, Wischer, Ilse and Gabriele Diewald (eds.), pp. 309–325