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tl ; dr In this post I look at the family of collexeme analysis methods originated by Gries and Stefanowitsch. Since they use a lot of …

tl; dr This double blog is first about the opening line of the Book of Odes, and later about how to deal with Chinese word …

tl; dr This double blog is first about the opening line of the Book of Odes, and later about how to deal with Chinese word …

Hi, reader. Since I am doing research most of the time and somewhat struggling with the question of what I should let out of the bag …

Aaaah, can you feel it, radiating from this picture? Spring was in the air. And also the in the title of this update. In this update …

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Ideophones

Studying (Premodern) Chinese ideophones diachronically

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How do Chinese children acquire ideophones and reduplication?

Do radicals in the formal written variation of ideophones play a big role?

MCA helps us to tackle the prototypically structure of the ideophone category in Chinese

With an open source database of ideophones we can address a multitude of issues regarding Chinese ideophones.

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From a typological perspective, Chinese meteorological expressions are argument-oriented. However, using a lexical semantic approach, …

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