CHIDEOD, the Chinese Ideophone Database

Finally, the paper I wrote together with Arthur Lewis Thompson on the Chinese Ideophone Database is out! Get your copy now at Cahiers de Linguistique Asie Orientale (or by contacting us).

The Chinese Ideophone Database (CHIDEOD)

This article introduces the Chinese Ideophone Database (CHIDEOD), an open-source dataset, which collects 4948 unique onomatopoeia and ideophones (mimetics, expressives) of Mandarin, as well as Middle Chinese and Old Chinese. These are analyzed …

Data packages for current and future me

tl; dr I show why it is worthwile to put my Chinese-related datasets in packages and how I went about it. Introduction I don’t know if I’m very late to

Does the thunder roll? Mandarin Chinese meteorological expressions and their iconicity

From a typological perspective, Chinese meteorological expressions are argument-oriented. However, using a lexical semantic approach, based on corpus data as well as dictionaries and Chinese WordNet, a taxonomical lexical field can be established to …