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Hideki KISHIMOTO - Professor of Linguistics

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Research Interest
  1. Interaction of Lexical Information and Grammatical Relations
    Researching the types of grammatical relations are available in natural language by probing into factors that govern the mapping relation of arguments to grammatical structures.
  2. Phrase Structure of Natural Language
    Investigating the nature and the role of phrase structure in Universal Grammar, which constitutes an atomic component of natural language.
Selected Publications
  1. BOOKS
    • Nihongo-no Bunseki-to Gengoruikei: Shibatan Masayoshi Kyoujyu Kanreki Ronbunshu [Analysis and Typology of Japanese: A Fetschrift for Professor Masayoshi Shibatani]. eds. by Taro Kageyama and Hideki Kishimoto. Kurosio, Tokyo. 2004.
    • Toogokoozoo-to Bunpookankei [Syntactic Structures and Grammatical Relations]. pp. 328+vi, Kurosio, Tokyo. 2005.
    • Zyozyutu-to Syuusyoku [Predication and Modification]. (with Akira Kikuchi), Monographs in English Linguistics 5, pp. 230+ viii, Kenkyushya, Tokyo. 2008.
    • Goi-no Imi-to Bunpou [Meanings and Grammer of Vocabulary]. eds. by Yoko Yumoto and Hideki Kishimoto. Kurosio, Tokyo. 2009.
    • Beisikku Seiseibunpoo [Introduction to Generative Grammar]. pp. 148+vii, Hituzi, Tokyo. 2009.
    • Kotoba-no Taishou [Contrast of Languages]. Kuroshio, Tokyo. 2010.
    • Fukuzatsu Jyutsugo Doushi-no Genzai [Current studies on Complex Predicates] Hituzi Kenkyu Sosho (Gengohen) No. 109, eds. Hideki Kishimoto and Yoko Yumoto. Hituzi, Tokyo. 2014.
    • Bunpou Genshou-kara Toraeru Nihongo [Japanese from the Perspective of Grammatical Phenomena] Kaitakusha Gengo/Bunka Sensho 53, Kaitakusha, Tokyo. 2015.
    • Handbook of Japanese Lexicon and Word Formation. ed. by Taro Kageyama and Hideki Kishimoto, De Gruyter Mouton. 2016.
    • Topics in Theoretical Asian Linguistics: Studies in Honor of John B. Whitman eds. by Kunio Nishiyama, Hideki Kishimoto, and Edith Aldridge, Linguistik Aktuell /Linguistics Today 250. John Benjamins. (2018)
    • Rekishikon Kenkyu-no Aratana Apuroochi [New Approaches to Lexicon Study] eds. by Hideki Kishimoto and Taro Kageyama, Kurosio, Tokyo. 2019.
    • “LF pied piping: Evidence from Sinhala.” Gengo Kenkyu [Language Research] 102, 46-87. 1992.
    • “Split intransitivity in Japanese and the unaccusative hypothesis.” Language 72, pp. 248-286, 1996.
    • “Locational verbs, agreement, and object shift in Japanese.” The Linguistic Review 17, 53-109, 2000.
    • “Indefinite pronouns and overt N-raising.” Linguistic Inquiry 31, 557-566, 2000.
    • “Binding of indeterminate pronouns and clause structure in Japanese.” Linguistic Inquiry 32, pp. 597-633, 2001.
    • “The role of lexical meanings in argument encoding: Double object verbs in Japanese.” Gengo Kenkyu [Language Research] 120, pp. 35-65, 2001.
    • “Locative alternation verbs in Japanese: A case study in the interaction between syntax and lexical semantics.” Journal of Japanese Linguistics 17, 59-81. 2002.
    • “Transitivity of ergative case-marking predicates in Japanese.” Studies in Language 18, 105-136, 2004.
    • “Wh-in-situ and movement in Sinhala questions.” Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 22, pp. 1-51, 2005.
    • “Japanese syntactic nominalization and VP-internal syntax.” Lingua 116, 771-810. 2006.
    • “On the existence of null complementizers in syntax.” Linguistic Inquiry 37, 339-345. 2006.
    • “Negative scope and head raising in Japanese.” Lingua 117, 247-288. 2007.
    • “Ditransitive idioms and argument structure.” Journal of East Asian Linguistics 17, pp. 141-179, 2008.
    • “On the variability of negative scope in Japanese.” Journal of Linguistics 44, pp. 379-435, 2008.
    • “Topic prominency in Japanese.” The Linguistic Review 26, 465-513, 2009.
    • “Honorific agreement in Japanese.” Canadian Journal of Linguistics/Revue canadienne de linguistique 55, 405–415, 2010.
    • “Subjects and constituent structure in Japanese.” Linguistics 48, 629-670. 2010.
    • “Subject honorification and the position of subjects in Japanese.” Journal of East Asian Linguistics 21, 1-41. 2012.
    • “Covert possessor raising in Japanese.” Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 31, 161-205. 2013.
    • “Verbal complex formation and negation in Japanese.” Lingua 135, 132-154. 2013.
    • “Complex negative adjectives in Japanese: The relation between syntactic and morphological constructions.” (with Geert Booij). Word Structure 7, 55-87. 2014.
    • “Negative polarity, A-movement, and clause structure in Japanese.” Journal of East Asian Linguistics, 17, 109-161. 2017.
    • “Projection of negative scope in Japanese.” Gengo Kenkyu 153, 5-39. 2018.
    • “On the grammaticalization of Japanese verbal negative marker.” Journal of Japanese Linguistics 34(1), 65-101, 2018.