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Corpus-Based Research on Chinese Language and Linguistics

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Bianca Basciano    Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia    

Franco Gatti    Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia    

Anna Morbiato    Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia; The University of Sydney, Australia    

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This volume collects papers presenting corpus-based research on Chinese language and linguistics, from both a synchronic and a diachronic perspective. The contributions cover different fields of linguistics, including syntax and pragmatics, semantics, morphology and the lexicon, sociolinguistics, and corpus building. There is now considerable emphasis on the reliability of linguistic data: the studies presented here are all grounded in the tenet that corpora, intended as collections of naturally occurring texts produced by a variety of speakers/writers, provide a more robust, statistically significant foundation for linguistic analysis. The volume explores not only the potential of using corpora as tools allowing access to authentic language material, but also the challenges involved in corpus interrogation, analysis, and building.

Published
Dec. 21, 2020
Language
EN
ISBN (PRINT)
978-88-6969-407-3
ISBN (EBOOK)
978-88-6969-406-6
Number of pages
364
Dimensions
16x23 cm
Copyright: © 2020 Bianca Basciano, Franco Gatti, Anna Morbiato. This is an open-access work distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction is permitted, provided that the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. The license allows for commercial use. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

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Bianca Basciano    Franco Gatti    Anna Morbiato   
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Syntax and Pragmatics
Hongyin Tao    Hong Gang Jin    Jie Zhang   
Oct. 14, 2020
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Corpus-Based Insights About the Mandarin V-过 guo Construction
Vittorio Tantucci    Aiqing Wang   
Oct. 14, 2020
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Semantics
A Usage-Based Constructionist Study
Heidi Hui Shi    Sophia Xiaoyu Liu    Zhuo Jing-Schmidt   
April 9, 2020
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Exploring the Distribution Via Corpus-Based Approach
Carlotta Sparvoli   
Oct. 14, 2020
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Morphology and the Lexicon
Aneta Dosedlová    Wei-lun Lu   
Oct. 14, 2020
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A Corpus-Based Study of 
X-族 zú, X-党 dǎng and X-客 Neologisms
Bianca Basciano    Sofia Bareato   
Dec. 10, 2020
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Sociolinguistics
Corpus and Database Building
Fundamental Issues on Constructicography
Weidong Zhan    Jiajun Wang    Long Chen    Haibin Huang   
Nov. 30, 2020
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