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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 will be published on this page after February 2).

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 is an annual publication by AVT. The editors of LIN2017 are 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

Linguistics in the Netherlands is an annual publication by AVT. The editors of LIN2016 are Jenny Audring & Sander Lestrade.


  1. Dutch impersonal passives: Beyond volition and atelicity 
    Maaike Beliën 
  2. Expressing generic and transitory opinions in Greek: A semantic analysis of the verbs theoro and vrisko 
    Sofia Bimpikou 
  3. Complex language, complex thought? The relation between childrens production of double embeddings and Theory of Mind 
    Suzanne T.M. Bogaerds-Hazenberg & Petra Hendriks 
  4. Imperatives and politeness in Dutch 
    Helen de Hoop, Jetske Klatter, Gijs Mulder, Tijn Schmitz 
  5. Deriving Verb-cluster variation in Dutch and German 
    Jacqueline van Kampen 
  6. Phrasal and clausal comparatives in Dutch 
    Charlotte Gea Lindenbergh 
  7. Fragment answers with infinitives in a Flemish dialect 
    Kathy Rys & Albert Oosterhof 
  8. Voicing distinctions in the Dutch-German dialect continuum 
    Nina Ouddeken 
  9. Conditional use of prepositional phrases in Dutch: the case of zonder (without) 
    Alex Reuneke 
  10. Object relative clauses in Dutch-speaking children with High-Functioning Autism (HFA)
    Jeannette Schaeffer & Bart Siekman
  11. The Influence of L2 English and Immersion on L3 French in the Netherlands 
    Rosalinde Stadt, Aafke Hulk, Petra Sleeman 
  12. Definedness conditions on admission-of-ignorance moves 
    Luis Vicente

Linguistics in the Netherlands is an annual publication by AVT. The editors of LIN2015 are Björn Köhnlein & Jenny Audring. 

The volume can be read on the John Benjamins website.


  1. Tangled up in mood: Exploring Panará split ergativity (1-15) 
    Bernat Bardagil-Mas
  2. Grammatical and pragmatic properties of the DP in children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI) and in children with High Functioning Autism (HFA) (16-32) 
    Ava Creemers and Jeannette C. Schaeffer
  3. Three types of suffixes in French: Discarding the learned / non-learned distinction (33-47)
    Jan Don, Petra Sleeman and Thom Westveer
  4. On the syntactic nature of the Dutch prefix (48-62) 
    Paula Fenger, Ava Creemers and Marlijn Meijer
  5. Prepositional object gaps in British English (63-74) 
    James Griffiths and Craig Sailor
  6. ‘A relieved Obama’ won’t last long (75-87) 
    Helen de Hoop and Erica Kemperman
  7. Crossover restrictions, A-bar pronouns and discourse antecedents (88-104) 
    Jacqueline van Kampen
  8. A case of cultural evolution: The emergence of morphological case (105-115) 
    Sander Lestrade
  9. Prosody, melody and rhythm in vocal music: The problem of textsetting in a linguistic perspective (116-129) 
    Teresa Proto
  10. Distributive, collective and “everything” in between: Interpretation of universal quantifiers in child and adult language (130-141) 
    Liset Rouweler and Bart Hollebrandse
  11. Events, locations and situations: On the interaction of negation and finiteness in Avar (142-154) 
    Pavel Rudnev
  12. Acquisition of adjectival degree markers by Dutch- and Russian-speaking children: The richer the faster? (155-169) 
    Elena Tribushinina

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