The Handbook of Korean Linguistics presents state-of-the-art overviews of the linguistic research on the Korean language.
•Structured to allow a range of theoretical perspectives in addressing linguistic phenomena
• Includes chapters on Old Korean and Middle Korean, present-day language policies in North and South Korea, social aspects of Korean as a heritage language, and honorifics
• Indispensable and unique resource not only for those studying Korean linguistics but cross-linguistic research in general
Keywords: Korean language, Korean linguistics, vowels, consonants, phonological processes, prosody, word formation, double nominative, double accusative constructions, causatives, passives, anaphora, binding. Lexical semantics, case particle ellipsis, negative polarity, modality, tense, discourse, pragmatics, Korean discourse structure, honorifics, politeness, grammaticalization, first language acquisition, second language acquisition, Korean as a heritage language, proto-Korean, Old Korean, middle Korean, pre-modern Korean, North Korea, South Korea, Korean society, negative polarity