The Philippine Journal of Linguistics (PJL), the official scholarly journal of the Linguistic Society of the Philippines, is an international peer-reviewed journal of research in linguiscs. Published once a year in December, it aims to serve as a forum for original studies in descriptive, comparative, historical, and areal linguistics. Although its primary interest is in linguistic theory, it also publishes papers on the application of theory to language teaching, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, anthropological linguistics, etc. Articles are published in English, although papers written in Filipino, the national language of the Philippines, occasionally appears. Since the Linguistic Society of the Philippines is composed of members whose paramount interest is the Philippine languages, papers on these and related languages are given priority in publication.