LINGUIST List 15.3369

Thu Dec 02 2004

Qs: Japanese Survey; Seeking Citation

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        1.    Hee-Soo Kim, Japanese Survey
        2.    Robert Orr, Seeking Citation

Message 1: Japanese Survey

Date: 01-Dec-2004
From: Hee-Soo Kim <>
Subject: Japanese Survey

 I am a PhD student at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, working on the
 comparative analysis of Korean, Japanese and English passives. Since I am
 not a native speaker of Japanese, I want to consult some native speakers on
 whether I understand the Japanese data (I'm using in my dissertation)
 correctly. Right now, I have only 6 questions. 
 Please email me at if you are willing to share with
 me your intuition as a native speaker. 
 Thank you very much.
 Best wishes,
 Hee-Soo Kim 
 Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
 Subject Language(s): Japanese (Language Code: JPN)

Message 2: Seeking Citation

Date: 01-Dec-2004
From: Robert Orr <>
Subject: Seeking Citation

Could anyone please provide the exact source for Max Muller's pronouncement:

''To me, an ethnologist who speaks of an Aryan race, Aryan blood, Aryan
eyes and hair, is as great a sinner as a linguist who speaks of as
dolichocephalic dictionary or a brachycephalic grammar .... If I say
Aryans, I mean neither blood nor bones, nor hair, nor culture, I mean
simply those who speak an Aryan language.''

Thanks in advance, Robert Orr 

Linguistic Field(s): Not Applicable
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