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Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3)


Term: 2016.4 –2022.3
Leader: Asako SHIOHARA
Members: Mayumi ADACHI, Keita KURABE, Tokusu KUREBITO, Norikazu KOGURA, Hideo SAWADA, Izumi HOSHI, Toshihide NAKAYAMA, Yasuhiro YAMAKOSHI, Honoré WATANABE


Linguistic Dynamics Science 3 (LingDy3) aims to advance a range of research activities in support of building multicultural and multilingual societies with special focus on Asian and African regions. Through active collaboration both with academic research institutions and with minority language communities, the project aspires to build mutually beneficial relationships between them, such as developing interests and capacity in language documentation and revitalization within language communities that positively impact not only the communities themselves but also academic research activities.

The project activities include the following:

  • Collaborative research on language documentation and conservation
  • Training on language documentation and revitalization for junior scholars and language community members
  • Development of supporting software tools and environment
  • Building collaborative network to facilitate effective accumulation and utilization of linguistic resources
  • Outreach activities for minority language communities
  • Development and dissemination of a model of collaborative language documentation research

Research Poster:

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Lhasham Gyal Sunlight on the Path. (March 2022, Shoshikankanbou)
Book Info (in Japanese)

ADACHI, Mayumi Spatial deixis and its development in Vietnamese: From demonstratives to sentence-final particles and interjections. (May 2021, Benseisha Publishing Inc.)
Book Info (in Japanese)

ILCAA (supervision) ‘Hello’ from around the World. (April 2021,Nikkei National Geographic)
Book Info (in Japanese)

Tsewang Yeshey Pemba White Crane, Lend Me Your Wings:A Tale of Tibetan Love and War . (October 2020,Shoshikankanbou)
Book Info (in Japanese)

YAMADA, Atsushi Descriptive Grammars series 2: Parauk Wa. (March, 2020, Kurosio Publishers)
Book Info (in Japanese)

SHIMOJI, Michinori Minami Ryukyu Miyako go Irabujima Hougen (The Irabu Dialect, a Southern Ryukyuan Language) (2018, ILCAA/ Kurosio Publishers)
Book Info (in Japanese)

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