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Researcher Information

last modified:2021/12/15

Professor IRIE Koji


Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Letters, Institute of Human and Social Sciences

College and School Educational Field

Division of Humanities, Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies


Academic Background


Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society




Speciality Keywords

Icelandic, Faroese

Research Themes

Grammar of Icelandic

Grammar of Faroese


  •  IRIE, Koji New Express Plus Icelandic Hakusuisha 2020/04
  •  IRIE Koji New Express: Icelandic Hakusuisha 2017/12
  •  Modern Icelandic reciprocal verbs and transitivity Kuroshio Publishing  95-106 2007/11


  •  The indefinite-personal constructions in Icelandic and Faroese Koji, IRIE Studies and essays. Language and literature 11 79-94 2019/03/29
  •  A functional classification of impersonal constructions in Modern Icelandic Koji IRIE Studies and essays. Language and literature 9 39-50 2017/03/25 
  •  Meteorological Expressions in Modern Icelandic Koji IRIE 7 37-48 2015/03 
  •  An Overview of the Transitive-Intransitive Alternation in Modern Icelandic 6 25-40 2014/03 
  •  The Modern Icelandic Prefix sam- and Reciprocity 4 17-30 2013/03 

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  •  An Overview of Reciprocal Constructions in Modern Icelandic 5 1-22 2012/03 
  •  Reciprocal Pronouns in Modern Icelandic 3 25-46 2011/03 
  •  On the Adominal Dative in Old Icelandic 28 65-78 2008/03 
  •  Faroese writing system Writing Unwritten Languages 189-200 2006/03
  •  The distribution of the genitive and its substitutes in Faroese Studies and Essays, Language and Literature, Kanazawa University 25 155-166 2005/03 
  •  On the Possessive Pronouns, the Possessive Genitive, and Prepositions Denoting Possessive Relations in Faroese Studies and Essays, Language and Literature, Kanazawa University 24 13-27 2004/03 
  •  On the Usage of the Modern Icelandic Verb vanta Studies and Essays, Language and Literature, Kanazawa University 22 93-103 2002/03 
  •  Prepositional Phrases in Modern Icelandic Transitive Constructions Studies and Essays, Language and Literature, Kanazawa University 21 143-164 2001/03 
  •  The construction John kissed Mary on the cheek in Modern Icelandic Tokyo University Linguistics Papers 17 263-293 1998/09 
  •  Possessive verbs in Modern Icelandic Tokyo University Linguistic Papers 16 307-329 1997/10 
  •  Modern Icelandic -st Reciprocal Verbs Tokyo University Linguistics Papers 15 273-2 1996/04 

Conference Presentations


Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

Classes (Bachelors)

○Linguistics A2(2017)
○Critical Thinking(2017)
○Critical Thinking(2017)
○Critical Thinking(2017)
○Critical Thinking(2017)
○Linguistics 1(2017)
○Linguistics A1(2017)
○Linguistics B1(2017)
○Linguistics B2(2017)
○Linguistics 2(2017)
○Introduction to Linguistics 1(2017)
○Phonetics 4(2017)
○Phonetics 2(2017)
○Greek A1(2017)
○Greek A2-1(2017)
○Greek A2(2017)
○Seminar of Graduation thesis B(2017)
○Historical Linguistics 1(2017)
○Introduction to Linguistics 1(2017)
○Phonetics 1(2017)
○Introduction to Linguistics 2(2017)
○Historical Linguistics(2017)
○Historical Linguistics 2(2017)
○Phonetics 1(2017)
○Phonetics 2(2017)
○Phonetics 3(2017)
○Seminar of Graduation thesis A(2017)
○Introduction to Linguistics 2(2017)
○Greek A1-1(2017)
○Greek A2-2(2017)
○Greek A1-2(2017)
○Critical Thinking(2016)
○Seminar of Graduation thesis A(2016)
○Languages in Europe 2(2016)
○Linguistics 1(2016)
○Linguistics 2(2016)
○Greek A2(2016)
○Greek A1(2016)
○Critical Thinking(2016)
○Advanced Semantics(2016)
○Common English 2(2016)
○Languages in Europe 1(2016)
○Introduction to Linguistics 1(2016)
○Introduction to Linguistics 2(2016)
○Introduction to Semantics(2016)
○Seminar of Graduation thesis B(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Languages of the World II2(2017)
○Linguistic Typology II(2017)
○Seminar on Linguistic Typology I(2017)
○Seminar on Linguistic Typology(2017)
○Linguistic Typology I(2017)
○Seminar on Linguistic Typology II(2017)
○Linguistic Typology(2017)
○Languages of the World I2(2017)
○Languages of the World II1(2017)
○Languages of the World I1(2017)
○Linguistic Typology(2016)
○Seminar in Theoretical Linguistics II(2016)
○Cognitive semantics 1(2016)
○Seminar in Theoretical Linguistics I(2016)
○Seminar in Theoretical Linguistics I1(2016)
○Seminar in Theoretical Linguistics II2(2016)
○Seminar in Theoretical Linguistics II1(2016)
○Seminar in Theoretical Linguistics I2(2016)
○Seminar in Linguistic Typology 1(2016)
○Linguistic Typology II(2016)
○Linguistic Typology I(2016)
○Seminar on Linguistic Typology(2016)
○Seminar on Linguistic Typology II(2016)
○Seminar on Linguistic Typology I(2016)
○Seminar in Linguistic Typology 2(2016)
○cognitive semantics(2016)
○Seminar in Linguistic Typology(2016)
○Cognitive semantics 2(2016)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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