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YASUGI Yoshiho
YASUGI YoshihoYASUGI Yoshiho
National Museum of Ethnology・Professor Emeritus
Research Specialization
Individual Research Projects
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Academic Qualifications

  • B.Eng. Kyoto Univ. 1972
  • B.A. Kyoto Univ. 1975
  • Ph.D. Graduate Univ. for Advanced Studies 1994

Research Interests

Maya Glyphs and Mayan Languages

Current Research Topics

Comparative Studies of the Mayan Languages, Maya Glyphs, the Conquest History of the Maya

Research Keywords

Middle America, Maya, Native Middle American, Maya, Middle American Linguistics

Publications (English publications only)

2005
Fronting of Nondirect Arguments and Adverbial Focus Marking on the Verb in Classical Yucatec. International Journal of American Linguistics 71 (1): 56–86
2003
Materiales de lenguas mayas de Guatemala, tomo I: Mopan, Chorti, Popti', Q'anjob'al (Endangered Languages of the Pacific Rim Publications Series A–7a). Osaka Gakuin University.
2003
Materiales de lenguas mayas de Guatemala, tomo II: Mam, Awakateko, Ixil, Q'eqchi' (Endangered Languages of the Pacific Rim Publications Series A–7b). Osaka Gakuin University.
2003
Materiales de lenguas mayas de Guatemala, tomo III: Poqomchi', Poqomam, Uspanteko, K'ichee' (Endangered Languages of the Pacific Rim Publications Series A–7c). Osaka Gakuin University.
2003
Materiales de lenguas mayas de Guatemala, tomo IV: Achi', Kaqchikel, Tz'utujiil, Sakapulteko (Endangered Languages of the Pacific Rim Publications Series A–7d). Osaka Gakuin University.
2002
MMC(4): Mesoamerica. In S. Sugita, J. K. Hong, T. Fujii, J. Reeve and G. Gay (eds.) Global Digital Museum (GDM) for Museum Education on the Internet, pp.146–147, National Museum of Ethnology.
2001
Endangerment in Mayan Languages. In N. Shibata and T. Shionoya (eds.) Languages of the South Pacific Rim, Vol.1, pp.191–200.
1995
Native Middle American Languages: A Real-typological Perspective. National Museum of Ethnology.

Presentations

1989
“Una consideracion sobre la lengua de los glifos mayas.” Memorias del segundo Coloquio Internacional de Mayistas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de MexicoCampeche, Mexico.