The journal was founded in 1955.
The Yearbook of the Estonian Mother Tongue Society is an international scientific journal published by the Estonian Academy of Sciences (Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia).
It is published annually (in June).
The Yearbook of the Estonian Mother Tongue Society publishes peer-reviewed primary research papers in Estonian and Finnish, and all the articles are provided with short English summaries. Papers dealing with any aspect of Estonian and Finnic linguistics are welcome on a fully international basis.
All the scientific papers to be published in the Yearbook of the Estonian Mother Tongue Society are reviewed internationally.
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