Masato Kobayashi (小林正人)
    Associate Professor in Linguistics, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo
Postal address: Linguistics, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Tokyo 113-0033
〒113-0033 東京都文京区本郷7-3-1 東京大学大学院人文社会系研究科言語学研究室 小林正人
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Current Research Interest: 1. Old Indo-Aryan (Vedic Sanskrit) and Pāṇinian Grammar
2. Dravidian languages (Kurux and Malto)
3. Austro-Asiatic languages (Hill Korwa)

Education:
1996-2000  Ph.D.  Linguistics   University of Pennsylvania
1992-1994  M.A. Sanskrit Kyoto University
1988-1992  B.A. Sanskrit Kyoto University

Employment:
2010- Associate Professor Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tokyo
2007-2009 Associate Professor School of Education, Hakuoh University
2001-2007 Lecturer School of Business Management, Hakuoh University
2000-2001 COE Research Fellow Institute for the Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
1998-2000 Research Assistant Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania

Books:

2017, The Kurux Language (with B. TIrkey)     2017, B. Tirkey, Khatrka Ropnas gahi Tungul     2012, Texts and Grammar of Malto     2004, Historical Phonology of Indo-Aryan Consonants
Masato Kobayashi and Bablu Tirkey. The Kurux Language: Grammar, Texts and Lexicon. Brill's Studies in South and Southwest Asian Languages 8. Leiden: Brill. 2017. xvii+809pp.
Associate editor of Bablu Tirkey's novel, Khatrka Ropnas gahi Tungul (Poor Ropna's Dream). Romanized text (PDF) Bendora: Manas Publication Bendora. 2017. v+161pp.
Associate editor, Bablu Tirkey's collected poems, Sava Rupiya Khatri (For One and a Quarter Rupees). Romanized text (PDF) Bendora: Manas Publication Bendora. 2017. vii+69pp.
Texts and Grammar of Malto.   Vizianagaram: Kotoba Books, 2012. iii+465pp.   MP3 Recordings of the stories transcribed in this book
Masato Kobayashi and Bablu Tirkey. Malto Speech and Transcripts (audio and text corpus in DVD). Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium. 2012. ISBN 1-58563-606-1.
Historical Phonology of Old Indo-Aryan Consonants. Study of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa Monograph Series 42, ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, 2004.
LDC American English Spoken Lexicon (with A. Seidl and Z. Wu), Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, July 1999.
(CD-ROM edition: December 1999. ISBN 1-58563-156-6)

Articles and Reviews
"Phonology of Indic", in Klein, Jared, Brian Joseph and Matthias Fritz (eds.), Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics, (Handbucher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (HSK) 41, Berlin: de Gruyter.
"Review: Peter Scharf, Sanskrit Syntax," Journal of the American Oriental Society
"Patañjali on Borderline Cases of Compound Classification". in Cardona, George and Hideyo Ogawa (eds.) Vyakaranapariprccha: Proceedings of the Vyakarana Section of the 16th World Sanskrit Conference. New Delhi: DK Publishers. 2016.
Ram, Bandhu(口述)、小林正人(著), 「エルンガ・コルワ語民話『蛍の婿』」, 『東京大学言語学論集電子版』38. 近刊.
Sudhni Bai(口述)、小林正人(著), 「エルンガ・コルワ語民話『虎の花嫁』」, 『東京大学言語学論集電子版』37. 2016. 41-53.
Bhinsari Bai(口述)、小林正人(著), 「エルンガ・コルワ語民話『ジャッカルと老人』」, 『東京大学言語学論集電子版』36, 2015. e1-e8.
"The adnominal locative in Indo-Aryan", in Byrd, Andrew Miles, Jessica DeLisi, and Mark Wenthe (eds.), Tavet Tat Satyam, Studies in Honor of Jared S. Klein on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday, 2016, Ann Arbor: Beech Stave Press, 169-178.
The attributive locative in the Rgveda, in Gunkel, Dieter, Joshua T. Katz, Brent Vine and Michael Weiss (eds.), Sahasram Ati Srajas, Indo-Iranian and Indo-European Studies in Honor of Stephanie W. Jamison, 2016, Ann Arbor: Beech Stave Press, 206-215.
Origin of redundant agreement in Malto -ke converb, in V.I.Subramoniam Commemoration Volume, Vol. 1, Thiruvananthapuram: Dravidian Linguistics Association. June 2015. 485-493.
Origin and development of Sanskrit /yy/, in: Klein, Jared S. and Elizabeth Tucker (eds.), Vedic and Sanskrit Historical Linguistics: Papers of the 13th World Sanskrit Conference: Volume III. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass. 2014. 1-24.
Masato Kobayashi, "Information Structure and the Particles vai and eva in Vedic Prose", in: Klein, Jared and Kazuhiko Yoshida (eds.), Indic across the Millennia: from the Rigveda to modern Indo-Aryan: 14th World Sanskrit Conference, Kyoto, Japan, September 1st-5th, 2009, proceedings of the Linguistic Section., 2013. Bremen: Hempen Verlag, 2013, 77-92. (pre-final copy)
Masato Kobayashi, "The Stative Passive Construction in Kurux", PDF Tokyo University Linguistic Papars (TULIP) 33 (Festschrift for Hiroshi Kumamoto), 2012, 119-133.
Book Review: Lipp, Reiner, Die indogermanischen und einzelsprachlichen Palatale im Indoiranischen, in Indo-Iranian Journal 55 (2012), 287-296, Leiden: E.J. Brill
クルフ語、マルト語の過去語幹. 言語研究 140 (2011), 23 - 49.
Rezensionsartikel: Martin Kümmel, Konsonantenwaldel, Wiesbaden 2007. Kratylos 55 (2010), 45 - 54.
Indo-Aryan Loanwords and the Prehistory of Kurux and Malto. in Yoshida, Kazuhiko, and Brent S. Vine (eds.), East and West: Studies in Indo-European Bremen: Hempen Verlag, 2009. 111-131.
Kera' Mundari, in Anderson, Gregory ed., The Munda Languages. London: Routledge Curzon. 2008. 165-194.
Recordings we used for writing this paper
Panini's phonological rules and Vedic: Astadhyayi 8.2. Journal of Indological Studies 18 (2006).
. マルト語の現在形と方言区分. in Peri Bhaskararao (ed.), Research in Minority Languages in South and Southeast Asia: Working Papers II, ILCAA: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. March 2007, 1-11.
(with Bablu Tirkey) Transcribed and Glossed Recordings of Sawriya Pahariya Malto. in Peri Bhaskararao (ed.), Research in Minority Languages in South and Southeast Asia: Working Papers II, ILCAA: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. March 2007, 62-105
(with Bablu Tirkey) Malto basic words and sentences -- in comparison with Kurux. Research in Minority Languages in South and Southeast Asia: Working Papers, ILCAA: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. March 2006. 1-34.
Report on a Preliminary Survey of the Dialects of Kherwarian Languages. Journal of Asian and African Studies, 66, 2003, 331-356. (PDF 9.8MB)
Recordings transcribed in this paper
Conjunct Vowels and Voiced Obstruents in Old and Early Middle Japanese Poetry, Nihongo Keitouron no Genzai, 2003, Kyoto: International Research Center for Japanese Studies.
Scripts I used for writing this paper
Syllable rimes in Old Indo-Aryan and Dravidian, Journal of Asian and African Studies, 62. 2001: 91--106. (PDF 13MB)
Nominal Compounds in the Yâjñavalkyasmrti (PDF). Zinbun 36-2, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto (2001/2002).
Historical Phonology of Old Indo-Aryan Consonants. Dissertation. December 2000. (Published from ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, in November 2004) (PDF)
Vedisch ríp- (Excursus to the below) (PDF).
Die Namen der Erde -- Nighantu 1,1 als Beispiel einer frühen Vedaexegese--(2) (PDF). Kodai Bunka 48, Kyoto, Nov. 1996, pp.663-678.
Die Namen der Erde -- Nighantu 1,1 als Beispiel einer frühen Vedaexegese--(1) (PDF). Kodai Bunka 46, Kyoto, Dec. 1994, pp.691-703.

Presentations

The Past Suffixes of Hill Korwa, International Seminar on Munda Linguistics, March 16-17, 2017, Deccan College PG & RI, Pune.
Patañjali on borderline cases of compound classification, 16th World Sanskrit Conference, Bangkok, June-July 2015.
インド・アーリア語における場所格の連体修飾, 第151回日本言語学会大会, 愛媛大学, November 29, 2014.
小林正人、「マルト語の副動詞における冗長な活用の発生」、日本言語学会第144回大会、東京外国語大学、2012.6.16
yy and the development of Sanskrit semivowels. 13th World Sanskrit Conference, July 2006, Edinburgh. (pre-final proof)
Panini and irregular retroflexion in Vedic Samhitas (PDF). 215th meeting of the American Oriental Society, March 18, 2005, Philadelphia.
Development of Proto-Indo-European *sk into Sanskrit cch (handout, PDF). 12th World Sanskrit Conference, July 16, 2003, Helsinki.
Phonological rhythm in South Asian languages. 212th meeting of the American Oriental Society, March 2002, Houston.
Syllable-boundary rules in Early Old-Indo-Aryan and Dravidian (PDF). 210th meeting of the American Oriental Society, March 2000, Portland, OR.
Materials I prepared for the metrical analysis: occurrences of overlong syllables (last updated: 3/20/2000)
Bartholomae's Law and Root-suffix asymmetry in Sanskrit (PDF). 75th meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, January 2001, Washington, DC.
Deocclusion of Sanskrit dh after front vowels (PostScript) 209th Meeting of the American Oriental Society, March 1999, Baltimore.
The Usage of IDAM and ETAD in Yâska's Nirukta, 10th World Sanskrit Conference, January 1997, Bangalore.

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