This journal provides a platform for the discussion of theoretical linguistic research into the modern and older languages and dialects of the Germanic family. The Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics features contributions that establish robust empirical generalizations within a formal theory of grammar that permit precise discussions. Its coverage offers cross-linguistic comparison within the Germanic family as well as elucidates issues in Germanic linguistics through the exemplary analysis of one Germanic language.

Areas of linguistics examined in the journal include: morphology, phonology, pragmatics, semantics and syntax. The Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics also contains squibs, replies, book and dissertation reviews.

  • Provides a platform for the discussion of theoretical linguistic research into the modern and older languages and dialects of the Germanic family.
  • Features contributions that establish robust empirical generalizations within a formal theory of grammar that permit precise discussions.
  • Offers cross-linguistic comparison within the Germanic family as well as elucidates issues in Germanic linguistics through the exemplary analysis of one Germanic language.

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  • S. Wurmbrand
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0.563 (2019)
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0.892 (2019)
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10,311 (2020)
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