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Query Details

Query Subject:   Software for feature structures and trees
Author:   me me
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Pragmatics
Subject Language(s):  Spanish

Query:   Does anyone have any ideas for software (shareware would be nice!)
that will draw feature structures and trees?

This is for a paper on aspects of SLA and it would be even better
(though not essential) if they could be saved and imported into
Microsoft Word.

This work will be done on a PC but I would be interested in a Mac
version too for interchange purposes.

Any suggestions welcomed, to

Martin Eayrs
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Wed, 2 Dec 1998 08:41:39 -0800 (PST)
Martina Faller
Textbooks in Spanish

Dear Linguists,

Can anyone recommend textbooks for (formal) semantics, pragmatics and
syntax written in Spanish, both for the undergraduate and the graduate

LL Issue: 9.1696
Date posted: 02-Dec-1998


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