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Linguistics in the Netherlands (journal)

Linguistics in the Netherlands is the peer-reviewed journal of the AVT

Linguistics in the Netherlands is a series of annual publications, sponsored by the Dutch Linguistics Association and published by John Benjamins since Volume 8 in 1991. Each volume contains a peer-reviewed selection of papers presented at the Dutch Annual Linguistics Day.

All presenters on the day can submit a paper for the next edition of Linguistics in the Netherlands - the call for papers 2020 can be found here. The deadline for submissions has been extended to 10 April 2020.

AVT members receive the journal by mail.

Open Access

Previous volumes of Linguistics in the Netherlands are open access after two years of publication.

Recent volumes

Linguistics in the Netherlands 2019 (AVT 36) was edited by Janine Berns en Elena Tribushinina. To celebrate the 50th Dutch Annual Linguistics Day, this volume also contains 11 brief opinion pieces in which several well-known Dutch linguists provide a personal view on how their discipline and/or career has evolved and how they see the future of linguistics in the Netherlands.


Part I: Invited papers on the occasion of the 50th Dutch Annual Linguistics Day

Part II: Selected papers presented at the Dutch Annual Linguistics Day of 2019

Linguistics in the Netherlands 2018 (AVT 35) was edited by Bert le Bruyn en Janine Berns.


Linguistics in the Netherlands 2017 (AVT 35) was edited by Sander Lestrade & Bert le Bruyn.


Menscheln, kibbelen, sparkle:Verbal diminutives between grammar and lexicon

Jenny Audring, Geert Booij and Ray Jackendoff

The change of Frisian infinitives

Myrthe Bergstra

The internal syntax of Q-words

Karen De Clercq

The rise of clause-final negation in Flores-Lembata, Eastern Indonesia

Hanna Fricke

Whose side are they on?:Childrens interpretation of perspective-dependent prepositions

Vera Hukker and Petra Hendriks

Afrikaans directionality switch in het

Jacqueline van Kampen

Definite-indefinite article choice development in Dutch child language

Darlene Keydeniers, Jeanne Eliazer and Jeannette Schaeffer

Proevenas an acquired taste: Semantic change among Dutch gustatory verbs

Marjolein Poortvliet

Te-raising is clitic climbing

Cora Pots

Learning to suspend implicated contrast:The acquisition ofookin Dutch

Joris Wolterbeek, Lisa van Dijke, Lotte Hogeweg and Caitlin Meyer

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