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pattern name $u $v $w $x $y $a .. $y notes
Biennial $w g $a (year) $w g
Annual $w a $a (year) $w a
Annual $w a $a v. $i (year) $w a
Semi-annual $u 2 $v r $w f $a v. $b no. $u 2 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w f
Semi-annual--
month of turnover specified
$u 2$v r $w f $x 03 $a v. $b no. $u 2 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w f $x 03 Month of turnover can be varied
3/year $u 3 $v r $w t $a v. $b no. $u 3 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w t
3/year--
month of turnover specified
$u 3 $v r $w t $x 02 $a v. $b no. $u 3 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w t $x 02 Month of turnover can be varied
Quarterly--
seasons
$u 4 $v r $w q $a v. $b no. $u 4 $v r $i (year) $j (season) $w q
Quarterly--
months
$u 4 $v r $w q $a v. $b no. $u 4 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w q $x 01 Month of turnover can be varied
Quarterly--
seasons--
turnover season specified
$u 4 $v r $w q $x 21 $a v. $b no. $u 4 $v r $i (year) $j (season) $w q $x 21 Season of turnover can be varied
Quarterly--
months--
turnover month specified
$u 4 $v r $w q $x 01 $a v. $b no. $u 4 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w q $x 01 Month of turnover can be varied
Quarterly--
1 level of enumeration
$w q $a No. $i (year) $j (season) $w q
Quarterly--
continuous
$u 4 $v r $w q $a v. $b no. $u 4 $v c $i (year) $j qtr. $w q
4/year $u 4 $v r $w 4 $a v. $b no. $u 4 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w 4
4/year--
turnover month specified
$u 4 $v r $w 4 $x 09 $a v. $b no. $u 4 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w 4 $x 09 Month of turnover can be varied.
4/year--
months of publication and turnover month specified
$u 4 $v r $w 4 $x 09 $ypm01,03,09,11 $a v. $b no. $u 4 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w 4 $x 09 $ypm01,03,09,11 Months of publication and turnover can be varied.
Bimonthly $u 6 $v r $w b $x 01 $a v. $b no. $u 6 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w b
Bimonthly--
turnover month specified
$u 6 $v r $w b $x 04 $a v. $b no. $u 6 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w b $x 04 Month of turnover can be varied
Bimonthly--
turnover month specified and issue months specified
$u 6 $v r $w b $x 02 $a no. $u 6 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w b $x 02 $ypm 01/02,03/04,05/06,07/08,09/10,11/12 Month of turnover and months of publication can be varied
Bimonthly with combined issues specified $u 6 $v r $w b $x 08 $ypm 01/02,03/04,05/06,07/08,09/10,11/12 $a v. $b no. $u 6 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w b $x 08 $ypm 01/02,03/04,05/06,07/08,09/10,11/12 Month of turnover and months of publication can be varied
6/year--
turnover month and months of publication specified
$u 6 $v r $w 6 $x 01 $ypm01,03,05,07,09,11 $a (year) $b (month) $u 6 $v r $w 6 $x 01 $y pm01,03,05,07,09,11 Month of turnover and months of publication can be varied
8 issue/year; 2 vols/year $u 4 $v r $w 8 $x 01,07 $ypm01,02,03,05,07,09,11,12 $a v. $b no. $u 4 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w 8 $x 01,07 $y pm01,02,03,05,07,09,11,12 Month of turnover and months of publication can be varied.
8 issue/year; 2 vols/year; omitted months specified $u 4 $v r $w 8 $x 01,07 $yom02,05,09,11 $a v. $b no. $u 4 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w 8 $x 01,07 $y om02,05,09,11 Month of turnover and omitted months can be varied.
11/year--
omit month specified
$a v. $b no. $u 11 $v r $w 11 $x 01 $yom09 $a v. $b no. $u 11 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w m $x 01$y om09 Month of turnover and omitted month can be varied.
Monthly $u 12 $v r $w m $a v. $b no. $u 12 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w m
Monthly--
turnover month specified
$u 12 $v r $w m $x 01 $a v. $b no. $u 12 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $w m $x 01 Month of turnover can be varied
Monthly--
continuous, turnover month specified
$u 12 $v c $w m $x 01 $a v. $b no. $u 12 $v c $i (year) $j (month) $w m $x 01 Month of turnover can be varied
Monthly--
no enumeration
$w m $a (year) $b (month) $w m
Monthly--
no enumeration--
month of turnover specified
$w m $x 05 $a v. $i (year) $j (month) $w m $x 05 Month of turnover can be varied
Semi-monthly $u 24 $v r $w s $a v. $b no. $u 24 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $k (day) $w s
Semi-monthly--
month of turnover specified
$u 24 $v r $w s $x 01 $a v. $b no. $u 24 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $k (day) $w s $x 01 Month of turnover can be varied
Semi-monthly--
no enumeration, turnover month specified
$w s $x 01 $a (year) $b (month) $c (day) $w s $x 01 Month of turnover can be varied
24 nos, 6 vols/year, 3 levels of enumeration,
turnover month and months of publication specified
$u 6 $v r $u 2 $ r $w 24 $x 01,04,07,10
$y pm01,01,02,02,02,03,04,04,05,05,06,
06,07,07,08,08,09,09,10,10,11,11,12,12
$a v. $b no. $u 6 $v r $c (pt) $u 4 $v r $i (year) $j (month)
$w 24 $x 01,04,0710 $y pm01,01,02,02,02,03,04,04,05,05,06,06,
07,07,08,08,09,09,10,10,11,11,12,12
Month of turnover and months of publication can be varied
Biweekly--
turnover month specified
$u 26 $v r $w e $x 01 $a v. $b no. $u 26 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $k (day) $w e $x 01 Month of turnover can be varied
Biweekly--
2 vols/year, turnover months specified
$u 13 $v r $w e $x 02,08 $a v. $b no. $u 13 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $k (day) $w e $x 02,08 Months of turnover can be varied
Weekly $u 52 $v r $w w $a v. $b no. $u 52 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $k (day) $w w
Weekly--
month of turnover specified
$u 52 $v r $w w $x 01 $a v. $b no. $u 52 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $k (day) $w w $x 01 Month of turnover can be varied
Weekly--
2 vols/year, turnover days specified
$u 26 $v r $w w $x 0115,0701 $a v. $b no. $u 26 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $k (day) $w w $x 0115,0701 Months/days of turnover can be varied
Daily--
turnover day specified
$u 365 $v r $w d $x 0101 $a v. $b no. $u 365 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $k (day) $w d $x 0101 Day of turnover can be varied
Daily except Sunday--
turnover day specified
$u 313 $v r $w d $x 0101 $yodsu $a v. $b no. $u 313 $v r $i (year) $j (month) $k (day) $w d $x 0101 $yodsu Day of turnover and omitted day(s) can be varied

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