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Mon Feb 29 2016

TOC: Language and Linguistics 17/1 (2016)

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 21-Feb-2016
From: Hsin-Hui Hsu <>
Subject: Language and Linguistics Vol. 17, No. 1 (2016)
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Publisher: Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica

Journal Title: Language and Linguistics
Volume Number: 17
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2016

Main Text:

We are delighted to announce the new publications of Volume 17.1 and 17.2 of Language and Linguistics. Starting from 2014, Language and Linguistics is co-published by ILAS (Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica) and SAGE Publications, Ltd ( in the United Kingdom and distributed worldwide. Beginning January 2017 (Volume 18), Language and Linguistics will be published in partnership with John Benjamins Publishing Company in Netherlands.

Language and Linguistics is a peer reviewed international journal indexed by the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI). The journal’s current Impact Factor is 0.239 (5-year: 0.252). Its areas of interests include the languages of East Asia and the Pacific Region, compassing (inter alia) Sino-Tibetan, Austronesian, Austroasiatic and Altaic.

Language and Linguistics seeks to provide research that is professional, insightful, and current and welcomes submissions in related areas of linguistics.

Journal Title: Language and Linguistics
Volume Number: 17
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: January 2016

Table of Contents

Featured Article

Negation under Yiqian ‘Before’ in Mandarin Chinese and Cross-linguistic Variation of Expletive Negation
Jo-Wang Lin


Ergativity from subjunctive in Austronesian languages
Edith Aldridge

The explicit and implicit phonological processing of Chinese characters and words in Taiwanese deaf signers
Yi-Shiuan Chiu, Wen-Jui Kuo, Chia-Ying Lee, and Ovid J. L. Tzeng

Asymmetry in the Korean Specificational Pseudocleft Construction
Jongbok Kim

On Evidentiality in Nuosu Yi
Hongyong Liu & Xiao Li

Issues in the reconstruction and affiliation of Proto-Miao-Yao
Weera Ostapirat

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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            Korean (kor)
                            Puyuma (pyu)
                            Rukai (dru)
                            Tsou (tsu)

Language Family(ies): Austronesian

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