International Journal of Linguistics

International Journal of Linguistics (ISSN 1948-5425) which is an online scholarly journal, peer-reviewed, published by Macrothink Institute. The journal encourages submission in but not limited to subjects of linguistics, including theoretical linguistics, descriptive linguistics and applied linguistics. In addition to the broad area of language research, the creative approaches to language learning and teaching are also involved, leading linguistics to a higher level of cognitive development. The linguistic research contributes to cooperation of people groups throughout the world. Abundant and professional resources of linguistics are needed to meet a wide and infinitely varied range of communicative goals. From this perspective, the journal aims to improve the communicative power of the language and consolidate the national language communicative tool available to speakers. The International Journal of Linguistics also provides the opportunities for sharing the resources among members of the academic community.

International Journal of Linguistics is now indexed and listed in the following list: 

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Call for Papers - International Journal of Linguistics

We are calling for submission of papers for the forthcoming issue of Vol. 15, No. 6, December, 2023. We sincerely invite you to submit your excellent research papers and show the critical and original views on Linguistics.

And we also would like to cooperate with other institutions to publish special issues.

If you are interested in our journal, please submit your manuscripts online or send to:

You can find author guidelines at:




International Journal of Linguistics has used DOI (Digital Object Identifier) system. Each article will be assigned a DOI number and add persistent link for retrieval.

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: International Journal of Linguistics listed by Linguistics Abstracts Online


We are pleased to announce that the International Journal of Linguistics has been listed by Linguistics Abstracts Online

Posted: 1969-12-31

: Paper Selection and Publication Process


a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the editorial assistant sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission may be missed. Please contact the editorial assistant in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The review process may take 4-10 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail to the corresponding author, indicating acceptance or not, as well as the date of publication.

d). If the submission is accepted, the authors revise paper and pay Article Processing Charge (200USD).

e). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.

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: Recruitment: Reviewers of Journal


Those scholars who possess a PhD or a similar qualification in relevant fields with experience in reviewing research articles are welcome to join us.


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Vol 15, No 5 (2023)

International Journal of Linguistics, Vol 15, No 5, October, 2023

Table of Contents


Tao Xie
pp. 1-11
Siti Uzma Syahmina Rashdan, Elia Md Johar, Faizah Mohamad, Zaemah Abd Kadir
pp. 12-29
Salwa al Anqoudi, Cecile Gabarre, Serge Gabarre, Siham Al Aamri
pp. 30-50
Tatang Banda
pp. 51-65
Ada Bier, David Lasagabaster
pp. 66-87
Pietro Manzella
pp. 88-107
Wan Khadijah Wan Shaifuddin, Zaemah Abdul Kadir, Faizah Mohamad, Elia Johar
pp. 108-128
Rizgar Muhammad Ameen, Aso Baiz Mahmood
pp. 129-139
Giuseppe Maugeri
pp. 140-152
Zakariae Azennoud
pp. 153-182
Simonetta Vietri
pp. 183-229
Lin Xiao, Qiuwen Lai
pp. 230-244