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Title: Lingvisticae Investigationes
Publisher: John Benjamins
 
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URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_seriesview.cgi?series=LI
Description: Lingvisticae Investigationes publishes original articles dealing with the lexicon, grammar, phonology and semantics. It focuses on studies that are formalized to the point where they can be integrated into text analysis software, and on studies which describe resources such as grammars and electronic dictionaries constructed on a linguistic basis. Articles may deal with any language, though a large proportion are devoted to the study of French. The journal also publishes bibliographies, summaries of theses, reports, squibs and reviews. Contributions are in English and French.
ISSN: 0378-4169
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

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