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- International journal published by the The Poznań Society for the Advancement of the Arts and Sciences and the Institute of Linguistics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland;
- Established in 1949;
- Focuses on general, comparative and historical linguistics;
- Publishes original research articles, review articles and book reviews in four languages: English, German, French and Russian;
- Peer reviewed;
Aims and Scope
Why subscribe and read
- Current research in general, comparative and historical linguistics;
- Comprehensive picture of linguistic theories and interdisciplinary studies of language;
- Dialog between both renowned and young scholars;
- No particular theories or trends favoured;
- Type of Publication:
Instructions for Authors
Instruction for Authors
- Lingua Posnaniensis publishes articles, book-reviews and review-articles in English.
- The manuscript (not exceeding 20000 characters) may be submitted:
a) both printed on A-4 paper and on CD ROM (preferably in Microsoft for Windows, version 6.0 or later)
b) by e-mail to email@example.com in Microsoft for Windows (version 6.0 or later) and in a PDF
- All non-standard fonts must be attached.
- Articles must be preceded by an abstract in English (up to 800 characters) which is required to consist of 4 parts: purpose, method, results and conclusion.
- The margins should be 10 cm at the top of the first page and 1.5 cm at the top of subsequent pages, 2.5 cm at the bottom, 2 cm on the left and 1.4 cm on the right. Footnotes should be numbered consecutively and appear at the bottom of each page.
- For references, the quoted author’s name with no initials should be followed by the year of publication of the cited work with the page number(s) following a colon and put in the brackets:
(Bach 1968: 352–364) (n.b. use small caps for authors names)
(Mopeb et al. 1961: 74 ff.) (more than one author)
- References or bibliography should be compiled in alphabetical order according to the first letter of the author’s name and according to the following pattern:
a) for books:
Chomsky Noam. 1957. Syntactic Structures. The Hague: Mouton.
Jakobson Roman, Kawamoto Shigeo (eds.). 1970. Studies in General and Oriental Linguistics Presented to Shiro Hattori on the Occasion of His Sixtieth Birthday. Tokyo: TEC Company Limited.
b) for articles:
– in scholary journals
Majewicz Alfred F. 1979. “The Importance of the Polish Contribution to the Study of the Ainu and Their Language.” Lingua Posnaniensis 22, 93–122.
– in edited books:
Tamura Suzuko. 1970. “Personal Affixes in the Saru of Ainu.” In: Jakobson, Kawamoto 1970: 577–611.
All entries should be listed as they appear in the original version. The translation of titles of works not written in English, French, German or Russian, into the language of the contribution is recommended, e.g.
Kolbuszewski Stanisław F. 1977. Jana Karigera słownik polsko-łotewski na tle leksykografii b. Inflant Polskich (Polish-Latvian Dictionary of Jan Kariger Against the Background of Lexicography in Former Polish Livonia). Poznań: A. Mickiewicz University Press.
Mao Zongwu 1962. “Yaozu yuyan gaikuang” (Notes of the Languages of the Yao People). Zongguo yuwen 3, 141–148.
More than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters “a”, “b”, “c”, etc., placed after the year of publication e.g. (Tambovtsev 2001a: 121).
Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa).
- For web references the full URL, author names, dates and reference to a source publication, should be given.
- Phonetic symbols and other non-traditional characters should be listed on a separate page for graphic purposes and accompanied by their description.
- The International Phonetic Alphabet is recommended.
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Michael Farris, Stefan Wiertlewski
Szymon Grzelak, Marcin Michalski
Dennis R. Preston,
Institute of Linguisctics
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