About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Nepalese Linguistics is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed linguistics journal published by the Linguistic Society of Nepal. Since the establishment of the Linguistic Society of Nepal, it has been publishing the journal every year regularly. It publishes research articles by the scholars from home and abroad based on their original researches mainly in the different aspects of the languages of Nepal. It entertains the articles in both core, applied and interdisciplinary areas of linguistics viz. phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, language teaching, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, lexicography, translation studies, cognitive science, historical linguistics, language planning and policy, language situation, linguistic archaeology, corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, language typology, and many other fields related to language and linguistics.

Publication Frequency

Nepalese Linguistics publishes one issue a year.

Peer-Review Process

Following the submission of article to the journal, the editorial board will check whether the submitted article is appropriate for journal or not. The article is assigned to a reviewer corresponding to the expertise of the reviewer. The reviewers are given two-week period for reviewing the article. Double-blind peer review is applied. Once the corresponding author submits the corrected paper addressing the reviewers comments, it will be sent to the reviewer again to decide whether the manuscript has potential for acceptance. Authors should incorporate all questions or should defend (clarify) reviewers' comments. However, the final decision to accept paper for publication is taken by the editorial board based on the decision of the reviewer.

Article Processing Charges

No processing fee is charged to the authors for this journal.


The copyright of the individual articles is held by the respective authors and the ownership of the journal is held by Linguistic Society of Nepal (LSN). The respective authors are responsible for the views and interpretation in their articles. The views and interpretation are not attributable to Linguistic Society of Nepal (LSN) and do not imply the expression of any opinion concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city, area of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers of boundaries. The corresponding author is responsible for any conflict of interest between authors and others. People are free to download and use the article uploaded on the website of the Linguistic Society of Nepal.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Price for Hard Copies

A printed copy of the journal will be provided to each of the authors and reviewers of the Journal free of cost. For others there is a charge per issue: NPR 400/- for Nepali citizens, NPR 560/- for SAARC region citizens and US $ 10 for the citizens from other countries.

Sources of Support

The source for publication support is the fund raised by Linguistic Society of Nepal (LSN).


Nepalese Linguistics is published by the Linguistic Society of Nepal, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal