Linguistica Silesiana


  An international journal of linguistic studies





Aims 目标

Linguistica Silesiana is an international journal of linguistic studies. It will carry articles in English, French, German and occasionally in other languages. One issue per year is published. We welcome articles on the full range of linguistic and philological subfields, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, stylistics, metrics, language contact, and change.

Contributions are subject to a double-blind review process. Authors are notified of acceptance or rejection of submissions within four months of the submission date. The reviewing procedure is supervised by the Editorial Team and our International Editorial Board.


Linguistica Silesiana(西里西亚语言学刊)是一个关于语言学习的国际学刊。它包含英语、法语、德语并不定期有其他语言。我们欢迎关于语言学领域的文章,包括 语音学、音韵学、词态学、语法、语义学、语用学、社会语言学、文体学、指标、语言习得、联系和变化。


News 新闻

  • We are pleased to announce that the new 39 issue of Linguistica Silesiana has just been released.
  • 1 January 2019 is the deadline for the submissions to the new issue of Linguistica Silesiana 40.
  • The length of the submitted articles is limited to about 64000 characters (about 24 pages), spaces excluded but all items included, i.e. references, tables and figures.
  • Articles for publication should be submitted electronically in PDF and WORD formats as an email atachment to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Table of contents of the new issue (vol.39) and the previous ones (back to vol.34) below.


Editors and Editorial Board 编辑部

  • Editor-in-chief: Rafał Molencki
  • Editorial Team: Artur Kijak
  • Founding Editor: Kazimierz Polański


  • Editorial Board
  • W. Banyś (Katowice)
  • B. Bierwiaczonek (Częstochowa)
  • M. Bilynsky (Lviv)
  • A. Bogusławski (Warszawa)
  • J. Čermák (Prague)
  • M. Charzyńska-Wójcik (Lublin)
  • J. Cygan (Wrocław)
  • J. Fisiak (Poznań)
  • D. Gabryś-Barker (Katowice)
  • P. Kakietek (Katowice)
  • M. Krygier (Poznań)
  • A.M. Lewicki (Lublin)
  • A. Łyda (Katowice)
  • J.G. Newman (Texas)
  • J. Nykiel (Bergen)
  • M. van Oostendorp (Amsterdam)
  • T. Piotrowski (Wrocław)
  • H. Sauer (Munich)
  • Cz. Schatte (Poznań)
  • P. Stalmaszczyk (Łódź)



Style Sheet 样式表

Here for a pdf file with the Linguistica Silesiana style sheet

Ethical principles

Here for a pdf file with the Linguistica Silesiana Ethical principles



Contact 联系

Professor Rafał Molencki

Editor Linguistica Silesiana

Institute of English

University of Silesia

ul. Grota-Roweckiego 5

41-205 Sosnowiec


e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

tel. (32) 3640 828

fax. (32) 3640 830



New Issue  新闻发布




  • B. Cetnarowska Vagueness of qualitative denominal adjectives in English
  • J. Wiliński Distinctive adjectives in two variants of the it-extraposition construction: a quantitative corpus-based investigation
  • K.T. Witczak  Indo-European middle verbs formed with -r- as a phonetic archaism
  • R. Dylewski "I remains your ever wisher & so forth": on the two types of formulaic closings in 19th-century private letters
  • A. Grząśko From unbehelod to naked as a jaybird  - expressing nakedness in English
  • M. Rychło Polish reż and English rye concealed in Polish rżysko: a case study of a pair of cognates and a root archaism
  • M. Fortuna Prosodic typology in light of licensing scales
  • R. Kiełtyka The semantic scope of English animal-specific surnames
  • M. Kuczok The biblical metaphors of sin: a cognitive-semantic perspective on the English version of the Bible
  • A. Palka Positivity of pain - cognitive considerations on its verbal and visual manifestations
  • J. Paszenda & I. Góralczyk Metonymic motivations behind paragonic uses of proper names in political discourse: a cognitive linguistic approach
  • B. Taraszka-Drożdż Extension sémantique de l'unité lexicale dans la perspective de la grammaire cognitive - cas du corps des instruments de musique
  • M. Zabawa Computers are humans: on conceptual metaphors in the semantic field of computers and the Internet in Polish
  • M. Kuźniak Hindi, Polish and translation. Faces of language contact in the contemporary English
  • L. Marcol-Cacoń  Terminologia e peculiarità dei contratti di lavoro Italiani e Polacchi
  • M. Sułkowska Linquistique contrastive et phraséologie appliquée
  • M. Walczak Bыбранные pусские и польские фразеологизмы,
    связанные с безумием и недостатком интеллекта
    (мотивационно-семантический аспект)
  • K. Warchał The place of the purpose statement in linquistics article introductions: an English-Polish perspective
  • A. Poźlewicz Rezeption Sprachlicher Hervorhebung am Beispiel von Abgeordnetenreden. Ergebnisse einer Befragung unter Deutschen Studierenden



Back Issues

Volume 34

Volume 35

Volume 36

Volume 37

Volume 38

Volume 39