project . 2019 - 2025 . On going

EDJ

An Etymological Dictionary of the Japonic Languages
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 788812 Call for proposal: ERC-2017-ADG
  • Funded under: H2020 | ERC | ERC-ADG Overall Budget: 2,470,200 EURFunder Contribution: 2,470,200 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Jan 2019
    End Date
    30 Jun 2025
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
It is a paradoxical situation that with Japan being the third modern economy and Japanese, the main Japonic language, being the 10th in the world in terms of native speakers and the most widely studied Asian language, the Japonic language family still lacks an etymological dictionary. The present research project will rectify this situation. The benefits of an etymological dictionary of Japonic are obvious: not only it will be of a great use to the specialists working on pre-modern Japan and Ryukyuan islands in various disciplines; it will have its impact on modern studies, especially on linguistic identities in East Asia. And offer a new reading of regional lin...
Description
It is a paradoxical situation that with Japan being the third modern economy and Japanese, the main Japonic language, being the 10th in the world in terms of native speakers and the most widely studied Asian language, the Japonic language family still lacks an etymological dictionary. The present research project will rectify this situation. The benefits of an etymological dictionary of Japonic are obvious: not only it will be of a great use to the specialists working on pre-modern Japan and Ryukyuan islands in various disciplines; it will have its impact on modern studies, especially on linguistic identities in East Asia. And offer a new reading of regional lin...
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