Masato Kobayashi

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Masato Kobayashi
The University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, Language and Culture
Job title
Associate Professor
Ph. D.(University of Pennsyulvania)
Research funding number

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2010
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology/ Faculty of Letters, University of Tokyo
Apr 2007
Mar 2010
Associate Professor, School of Education, Hakuoh University
Apr 2005
Mar 2007
Associate Professor, School of Business Management, Hakuoh University
Apr 2001
Mar 2005
Assistant Professor, School of Business Management, Hakuoh University
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, COE Fellow


Sep 1996
Dec 2000
Department of Linguistics, Graduate School of Arts and Science, University of Pennsylvania
Linguistics, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
Apr 1992
Mar 1994
Sanskrit, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
Apr 1988
Mar 1992
Sanskrit, Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University
Sanskrit, Faculty of Literature, Kyoto University

Published Papers

Adnominal locatives in Classical Armenian and typological harmony
Kobayashi, Masato
QAZZU warrai: Anatolian and Indo-European Studies in Honor of Kazuhiko Yoshida、Ann Arbor and New York: Beech Stave Press      2019   [Refereed]
クルフ語 Expressive に見られるムンダ語からの影響
Masato Kobayashi
『ムンダ語擬音語擬態語辞典』   28-32   2019   [Refereed]
Phonology of Indic
Kobayashi, Masato
Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics (Handbucher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (HSK) )41, Berlin: de Gruyter   325-344   2017   [Refereed]
Ram, Bandhu(口述)、小林正人(著)
『東京大学言語学論集電子版』   38 e75-e83   2017   [Refereed]
Bhinsari Bai (口述)、小林正人 (著)
『東京大学言語学論集電子版』   37 e41-e53   2016   [Refereed]
Patanjali on borderline cases of compound classification
Kobayashi, Masato
Vyakaranapariprccha: Proceedings of the Vyakarana Section of the 16th World Sanskrit Conference   175-194   2016   [Refereed][Invited]
The attributive locative in the Rgveda
Kobayashi, Masato
Sahasram Ati Srajas: Indo-Iranian and Indo-European Studies in Honor of Stephanie W. Jamison   206-215   2016   [Refereed][Invited]
The adnominal locative in Indo-Aryan
Kobayashi, Masato
Tavet Tat Satyam: Studies in Honor of Jared S. Klein on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday   168-178   2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Bhinsari Bai (口述)、小林正人 (著)
『東京大学言語学論集電子版』   36 e1-e8   2015   [Refereed]
Origin of redundant agreement in Malto -ke converb
Kobayashi, Masato
V.I. Subramoniam Commemoration Volume   1 485-493   2015   [Refereed][Invited]


Sanskrit Syntax: Selected Papers Presented at the Seminar on Sanskrit Syntax and Discourse Structures, 13–15 June 2013, Université Paris Diderot, with an Updated and Revised Bibliography by Hans Henrich Hock. Edited by Peter M. Scharf. Providence, RI: The
Kobayashi, Masato
Journal of the American Oriental Society   137(3) 71-73   2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Lipp, Reiner, Die indogermanischen und einzelsprachlichen Palatale im Indoiranischen (Heidelberg: Winter 2009).
Kobayashi, Masato
Indo-Iranian Journal   55 287-296   2012   [Refereed][Invited]
Kümmel, Martin Joachim: Konsonantenwandel: Bausteine zu einer Typologie des Lautwandels und ihre Konsequenzen für die vergleichende Rekonstruktion. Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag Wiesbaden, 2007
Kobayashi, Masato
Kratylos   55(1) 45-54   2010   [Refereed][Invited]
Nominal Compounds in the yajnavalkyasmrti
Zinbun   36(2), pp.131-151    2003
Report on a Preliminary Survey of the Dialects of Kherwarian Languages
Journal of Asian and African Studies   66, pp.331-364    2003

Books etc

Texts and Grammar of Malto
Kobayashi, Masato
Kotoba Books, Vizianagaram   2012   
Historical Phonology of Old Indo-Aryan Consonants (Study of Languages of Cultures of Asia and Africa Monograph Series 42)
Research Institute of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies   2004   
Conjunct Vowels and Voiced Obstruents in Old and Early Middle Japanese Poetry
Nihongo Keitouron no Genzai, International Research Center for Japanese Studies   2003   
The Kurux Language: Grammar, Texts and Lexicon
Kobayashi, Masato and Bablu Tirkey (Part:Joint Work)
Brill   Sep 2017   

Research Grants & Projects

Kurux, Malto, and Dravidian Comparative Linguistics
Historical Linguistics of Indo-Aryan Languages