Lingua Sinica

ISSN: 2197-6678 (Online)


Providing free accessibility to linguists in China and around the world to promote effective research dissemination and exchange; offers rapid peer-reviewed process and open-access publication.

The publication costs are covered by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University—Peking University Research Centre on Chinese Linguistics so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge.

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