Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics (SPiL) is an annual/biannual open access, peer-reviewed international journal, published by the Department of General Linguistics, Stellenbosch University. The papers published in SPiL are intended for scholars with an interest in linguistics and related disciplines. SPiL provides a platform for scholars to share knowledge in the form of high quality empirical and theoretical research papers, case studies, literature reviews and book reviews.

Though many of the contributions originally took the form of working papers – presented for critical discussion – all have been subjected to review. Some of the papers appearing in SPiL may be published later in a revised or extended form elsewhere.

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Published: 2018-02-14


Alex Andrason, Theresa Biberauer

Ja-nee. No, I'm fine’: A note on YES and NO in South Africa

Theresa Biberauer, Marie-Louise van Heukelum, Lalia Duke


Decomposing V2

Roland Hinterhölzl


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eISSN: 2223-9936
print ISSN: 1027-3417