Alexander Vovin

Directeur d’études
Centre de Recherches Linguistiques sur l’Asie Orientale
L’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
E-mail: alexander.vovin@ehess.fr
Page: http://crlao.ehess.fr/document.php?id=1351

Fields of interest:

Old Japanese language, Classical Japanese, Japanese and Korean historical linguistics, Old and Middle Korean, the Ainu language, Turkic, Mongolian, and Tungusic languages

Recent publications:

A. Vovin,
Man’yōshū, Book 20, a new English translation containing the original text, kana transliteration. Romanization, glossing and commentary.
Folkestone & Leiden: Global Oriental/Brill 2013.

A. Vovin,
Man’yōshū, Book 14, a new English translation containing the original text, kana transliteration. Romanization, glossing and commentary.
Folkestone & Leiden: Global Oriental/Brill 2012.

A. Vovin,
Koreo-Japonica: A re-evaluation of a common genetic origin,
Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press 2010.

A. Vovin,
A Descriptive and Comparative Grammar of Western Old Japanese. part 2: Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs, Conjunctions, Particles, Postpositions, and Indices,
Folkestone: Global Oriental 2009.

A. Vovin,
A Descriptive and Comparative Grammar of Western Old Japanese. part 1: Introduction, Writing System and Phonology, Lexicon, Nominals,
Folkestone: Global Oriental 2005.

A. Vovin,
A Reference Grammar of Classical Japanese Prose.
London: Routledge/Curzon Press, 2003.