Dr John Everitt Kupchik
Ph.D. 2011 (Linguistics), University of Hawaii
Research | Current
2017. Review of The role of contact in the origins of the Japanese and Korean languages, by J. Marshall Unger (2009). Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press. In Cahiers de Linguistique – Asie Orientale vol 46 (2):195-205.
2016. On the etymology of the Eastern Japanese word tego. In The Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol 136 (4): 733-743.
2013. Hypermetricality and synchronic vowel elision in hiatus contexts in Eastern Old Japanese poetry. In Cahiers de Linguistique – Asie Orientale vol 42 (1): 2-32.
2012. Morpheme-based rendaku as a rhythmic stabilizer in Eastern Old Japanese poetry. In Acta Linguistica Asiatica vol 2 (1): 9-22.
2011. A grammar of the Eastern Old Japanese dialects. Doctoral thesis, University of Hawaii at Manoa. xxxix + 1,018 pages.
2007. A comprehensive study of mwo, mö, mye, mey, po, pye, and pey syllables in the Eastern Old Japanese dialects. In University of Hawaii Working Papers in Linguistics vol 38 (7): 1-33.
Areas of expertise
- Historical linguistics
- Language contact
- Japonic etymologies and reconstruction
- Old Japanese poetry, linguistics and dialectology
- Classical Japanese literature and linguistics
- Old Ryukyuan poetry and linguistics
- Hachijō linguistics
- Ainu linguistics
- Omoro Sōshi
- Nara-period culture
- Heian-period culture