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Lingua Sinica

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Lingua Sinica is
- The first Open Access international journal devoted to languages and linguistics of China, aiming to achieve the widest possible visibility and optimal international impact of its published research
- Publishing research articles that bridge theoretical orientations, research paradigms, and linguistic traditions
- Providing free accessibility to linguists in China and around the world to promote effective research dissemination and exchange

The Open Access fees (Article-Processing Charges) for this journal are kindly sponsored by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University— Peking University Research Centre on Chinese Linguistics. Authors' Article-Processing Charges (APC) will be waived for the inaugural years 2014-2015.

Lingua Sinica is dedicated to the scientific study of languages in China, as well as their various social and regional dialects. It publishes academic papers written in English that present theoretical significance while providing descriptive generalizations based on rigorous theoretical argumentation, replicable experimental design and/or comprehensive examination of collected and annotated linguistic data through field work or corpora.

Lingua Sinica aims to provide a platform for exchanging ideas among leading researchers in Chinese linguistics and to maximize the visibility of Chinese linguistics internationally. As the first Open Access international journal of Chinese linguistics, Lingua Sinica also aims to achieve the widest possible visibility and optimal international impact of its published research and to help authors meet the growing demand by funding agencies to publish in Open Access journals.

The journal considers and publishes research articles, analyses of language-related data, editorials, and book reviews. For details, please visit the journal website: