AIZAWA Masao

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Name
AIZAWA Masao
Affiliation
National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
Job title
Professor

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2013
 - 
Mar 2016
Professor, Department of Language change and Variation, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL)
 
Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
Professor, Deputy Director General, Department of Language change and Variation, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL)
 
Apr 2001
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Sep 2009
Director, Department of Language Research, National Institute for Japanese Language (NIJLA)
 
Apr 1998
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Mar 2001
Director, Department of Language Systems, National Language Research Institute(NLRI)
 
Oct 1991
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Mar 1998
Head, The First Research Section, Center for Teaching of Japanese as a Second Language, National Language Research Institute(NLRI)
 
Jul 1990
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Sep 1991
Chief Researcher, The First Research Section, Center for Teaching of Japanese as a Second Language, National Language Research Institute(NLRI)
 
Jul 1984
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Jun 1990
Researcher, The First Research Section, Center for Teaching of Japanese as a Second Language, National Language Research Institute(NLRI)
 

Books etc

 
Exploring 78rpm record archives in Japanese language research
Mar 2016   ISBN:4305707950
Exploring Variation and Change in Contemporary Japanese
Oct 2013   ISBN:4273037378
New Developments in Japanese Loanword Studies
Oct 2012   ISBN:4273036983
An Introduction to the National Language Research Institute: A Sketch of Its Achievements, Fourth Edition
AIZAWA Masao
National Institute for Japanese Language   Mar 1999   

Published Papers

 
Latest Trends in Nationwide Language Consciousness of Regional Dialects and Common Language Usage in Japan: Analysis of a 2015 Web Survey of 10,000 Participants
TANAKA Yukari, HAYASHI Naoki, MAEDA Tadahiko, AIZAWA Masao
NINJAL Research Papers   11 117-145   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
This paper is based on a web survey conducted in August 2015. The data was collected from over
ten thousand people above the age of twenty living in Japan. This paper summarizes the results
of this survey, emphasizing on the most recent consciousn...
Survey of Conversational Behavior: Towards the Design of a Balanced Corpus of Conversational Japanese
KOISO Hanae,TSUCHIYA Tomoyuki,WATANABE Ryoko,YOKOMORI Daisuke,AIZAWA Masao,DEN Yasuharu
NINJAL Research Papers   10 85-106   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
On the Change of the Allophones of /g/: Using Data from Sociolinguistic Surveys in Sapporo and Furano
Nambu Satoshi, Asahi Yoshiyuki, AIZAWA Masao
NINJAL Research Papers   7 167-185   May 2014   [Refereed]
How We Tackled the Language Problem Caused by Difficult Terms: Suggestions for Paraphrasing 'Loanwords' and 'Clinical Terminology'
TANAKA Makiro, AIZAWA Masao
The Japanese Journal of Language in Society   13(1) 95-108   Aug 2010   [Refereed]
Yasuharu Tokuda, Sawako Okamoto, Yasuo Yoshioka, Masao Aizawa, Makiro Tanaka, Kazuhisa Motomura and Keiko Hayano
Internal Medicine   47(14) 1329-1334   Jul 2008   [Refereed]
A first step towards "welfare linguistics"
AIZAWA Masao
Japanese Linguistics   23 111-123   Apr 2008   [Refereed]
Kanji use in seventy contemporary magazines and Joyo Kanji: A preliminary study for the application of text copora to Japanese language policy
OGURA Hideki, AIZAWA Masao
Japanese Linguistics   22 125-146   Oct 2007   [Refereed]
Issues in medical and health care terminologies: For optimum medical communication
YOSHIOKA Yasuo, AIZAWA Masao, ASAHI Yoshiyuki
Japanese Linguistics   21 23-41   Apr 2007   [Refereed]
Attitude towards the actual state of loanwords
AIZAWA Masao
Loanwords in the Public Media: Basic Researches for "Suggestions for Paraphrasing Loanwords"   290-301   Mar 2007
Regional differences in administrative communication: A case of the regional government officials
ASAHI Yoshiyuki, YOSHIOKA Yasuo, AIZAWA Masao
Japanese Linguistics   17 105-125   Apr 2005   [Refereed]
The status of 'gairaigo'(foreign words) in Japanese
AIZAWA Masao
Aspects of Foreign/Loanwords in the wprld's Languages   130-144   Mar 2005
"A Dictionary of Tone-Accent on Words in the Tokyo Dialect Ⅰ,Ⅱ" and accent information in four dictionaries: In search of a methodology for data evaluation
AIZAWA Masao
Japanese Linguistics   1 80-91   Apr 1997   [Refereed]
Word Length and Accent Change: An Analysis of "A Dictionary of Tone-Accent on Words in the Tokyo Dialect Ⅰ,Ⅱ"
AIZAWA Masao
Occasional Papers   17 181-237   Mar 1996
The Drift of the Nasal Allophone of /g/ in Japanese toward Disappearance in the Furano Dialect,Hokkaido
AIZAWA Masao
Occasional Papers   16 121-159   Mar 1995
Appearance of the Nasal Allophone of /g/ in Japanese and Implicational Scaling: A Case Study in Sapporo City
AIZAWA Masao
Occasional Papers   15 165-205   Mar 1994
Suru Compounds in "A Study of the Fundamental Vocabulary for Japanese Language Teaching"
AIZAWA Masao
Occasional Papers   14 281-332   Mar 1993
Remarks on an Accent Change in Progress in the Tokyo Dialect
AIZAWA Masao
Occasional Papers   13 195-265   Mar 1992
Examination of an Active Accentuation Rule in the Tokyo Dialect
AIZAWA Masao
Occasional Papers   12 233-278   Mar 1991
Consciousness of Common Language Use in Hokkaido: A Report on the Sociolinguistic Survey in Furano and Sapporo
AIZAWA Masao
Occasional Papers   11 95-130   Mar 1990

Misc

 
[Book Review] HAYASHI Naoki, Pitch accents in the Eastern Tokyo metropolitan region
AIZAWA Masao
The Journal of Japanese Language and Literature   (159) 79-80   Dec 2017   [Invited]
[Resource] The Transcribed Data of Recorded Speeches and Lectures by Eminent Politicians, Military Officers, Business People, and Cultural Figures in the Taisho and Early Showa Period
KANAZAWA Hiroyuki, AIZAWA Masao
Mathematical Linguistics   30(3) 146-154   Dec 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
The book contains transcribed data of recorded speeches and lectures by eminent politicians, military officers, business people, and cultural figures in the Taisho and early Showa period. They are based on “Okada Collection of SP recordings” relea...
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AIZAWA Masao
NINJAL Project Review   6(2) 65-66   Oct 2015   [Invited]
An Encyclopaedia of the Japanese Language(Asakura-shoten Co.,Ltd) "the Japanese language in administrative agencies","internationalization and the Japanese language"
AIZAWA Masao
   Nov 2014   [Invited]
"the Japanese language in administrative agencies","internationalization and the Japanese language"
Multiple Approaches to Linguistic Dynamics: Utilizing Nationwide Surveys in Combination with Large-scale Corpora
AIZAWA Masao
NINJAL Project Review   5(2) 78-88   Oct 2014   [Invited]
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NINJAL Project Review   4(3) 241-242   Feb 2014   [Invited]
Summary of the May 2012 Symposium
AIZAWA Masao
Studies in the Japanese Language   8(4) 77-78   Oct 2012   [Invited]
Research on Present-day Dialect Consciousness: Nationwide Survey in 2010 and its Statistical Analyses
AIZAWA Masao
NINJAL Project Review   3(1) 26-37   Jul 2012   [Invited]
Linguistic life and Japanese language ability: A tentative analysis of the nationwide survey on "a view of Japanese language ability"
AIZAWA Masao
Sokutei Report(The University of Tokyo)   7 80-96   Mar 2008   [Invited]
The Research Encyclopedia of Japanese Linguistics (Meijishoin Co.,Ltd) "bidakuon(voiced nasal)", "on'in(phonology)"
   Jan 2007
"bidakuon(voiced nasal)", "on'in(phonology)"
Toward a More Fruitful Biannual Conference
AIZAWA Masao
Studies in the Japanese Language   200 28-30   Mar 2000   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Developing integrated etymological database and its application (2)
YAMAZAKI Makoto, AIZAWA Masao, OONISHI Takuichiro, KASHINO Wakako, TAKADA Tomokazu, NIINO Naoya, FUJIMOTO Akari
The Symposium on Japanese Diachronic Corpora 2018   10 Mar 2018   
Developing integrated etymological database and its application
YAMAZAKI Makoto, AIZAWA Masao, OONISHI Takuichiro, KASHINO Wakako, TAKADA Tomokazu, NIINO Naoya, FUJIMOTO Akari
The Symposium on Japanese Diachronic Corpora   11 Mar 2017   
Regional Typology Based on Individual-level Clustering of Dialect Usage: A Latent Class Analysis of 2015 Nationwide Internet Survey of Language Consciousness
TANAKA Yukari, MAEDA Tadahiko, HAYASHI Naoki, AIZAWA Masao
8 Oct 2016   
Impacts of Sociodemographic Factors on the Type of Regional Dialects Usage in Contemporary Japan
MAEDA Tadahiko, TANAKA Yukari, HAYASHI Naoki, AIZAWA Masao
International Sociological Association, RC25 PROGRAMME “Language and Representation: Struggles in the Global Age” 3rd Forum of Sociology. Vienna (Austria)   12 Jul 2016   
Interim Report on the Survey of Conversational Behavior: Towards the Design of Balanced Corpus of Conversational Japanese
Koiso Hanae, YSUCHIYA Tomoyuki, WATANABE Ryoko,YOKOMORI Daisuke, AIZAWA Masao, DEN Yasuharu
10 Mar 2015