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Integrational Linguistics
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Integrational Linguistics (IL), developed by the German linguist Hans-Heinrich Lieb and others since roughly 1965, is an overall approach to the study of language and languages that are non-generative and combines features of Item-and-Arrangement, Item-and-Process, and Word-and-Paradigm approaches. It has given rise to a theory of language, to a theory of grammars (grammatical descriptions), and to theories of individual languages, in particular, grammars (Lieb 1983; more briefly in Lieb 1992a, …

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Xiaoqin SU, “Integrational Linguistics”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 01 April 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000200>
First published online: 2015

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