School personnel information




morphology, lexical semantics

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  • 1991.04.01 - 2005.03.31, Faculty of Language and Culture, Associate Professor

  • 2005.04.01 - 2007.03.31, Course of Language and Culture, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Associate Professor

  • 2007.04.01 - 2007.09.30, Course of Language and Culture, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Professor

  • 2007.10.01 - , Studies in Language and Culture, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Professor

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Kobe College Faculty of Literature  Graduated
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Letters Faculty of Letters Completed Ph.D. 2004.02

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Word formation in English and Japanese
    Lexical Semantics
    Conceptual Semantics
    Linguistics-related, English linguistics-related, Japanese linguistics-related

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • Tha Linguistic Sociey of Japan

  • The English Linguistics Sociey of Japan

  • The Society of Japanese Grammar


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Variation in N-V compound verbs in Japanese, Yoko YUMOTO, Lingua,120:2388-2404, 2010.09, Papers

  • Modularity of Word Formation and Interpretation of Compouds: On Negative Meaning in V+sokonau and V+otosu, YUMOTO,Yoko, Kansai Linguistic Society,24:45-55, 2004.06, Papers(In Japanese)

  • A Modular Approach to the Semantic Interpretation of Syntactic V-V Compounds, Yoko Yumoto, Journal of Japanese Linguistics,17 Special Issue:125-150, 2001.12, Papers

  • “Measuring events by word formation in Japanese: Quantification with hito- vs. degree modification with ko-” . , Sugioka, Yoko, Ito, Takane, Yumoto, Yoko, a poster in the 26th meeting of the Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference at UCLA from Wednesday, November 28, 2018 (Pre-conference Workshops) through Saturday, December 1, 2018.11, International Conference(Non Proceeding)

  • A Considerarion on Type Shift of Compound Nouns in Japanese, YUMOTO, Yoko, 言語文化共同研究プロジェクト2013:自然言語への理論的アプローチ, 79-88, 2014.05, Papers

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  • Special, Syntax and Semantics of Verbal Compounding and Prefixation: A Modular Approach to Verb Formation in Japanese and English., YUMOTO, Yoko., Hituzi, 2005.07

  • Special, The Dynamics of the Language Faculty: Perspectives from Linguistics and Cognitive Neuroscience "Modularity of Word Formation: Differences between Two types of Japanese Compound Verbs", Yoko YUMOTO (ed. by Hiroto Hoshi), Kurosio Publishers, 2009.03

  • Special, Verb Prefixation on the Level of Semantic Structure, Yoko Yumoto, Kurosio Publishers, 1997.01

  • Special, Word Formation and Lexical Conceptual Structure: On Japanese V+V Compounds, Yoko YUMOTO, 1996.04

  • Special, Semantic interpretation of syntactic compound verbs: negation in V+sokonau sentences., YUMOTO, Yoko, Eihosha, 2004.03

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