List of John Benjamins publications for which Utako Minai plays a role.
Chapter 9. Native and non-native comprehension of the Japanese existential quantifier nanko-ka. Studies in Chinese and Japanese Language Acquisition: In honor of Stephen Crain, Nakayama, Mineharu, Yi-ching Su and Aijun Huang (eds.), pp. 197–2192017.
This paper discusses native and non-native speakers’ comprehension of the Japanese quantifier nanko-ka, which is viewed as an existential quantifier (cf., some in English) in Japanese. The existential quantifier is argued to be ambiguous at the semantics-pragmatics interface: at the semantic level,… read more | Chapter
14. Hidden units in child language. Mental States: Volume 1: Evolution, function, nature, Schalley, Andrea C. and Drew Khlentzos (eds.), pp. 275–2942007.