Learnability of ideophones

How well are ideophones learned if we look at articulatory and gesticulatory gestures?

The Abralin lectures

Love Linguistics in the time of cholera coronavirus. In a time where most institutions of most countries (yay Taiwan!) have closed during the Spring semester, the Brazilian Association of Linguistics,


The Chinese Ideophone Database

Handling research (Academic workflow 2)

Last time we did this, I showed you what my PLN looked like about a year ago. I advise you to read that first before you continue reading below. In today’s update I will lay out how I generally go about the processing of research.

Icons We Live By (Academic Workflow 1)

Let’s talk a bit about research. I know, I don’t often do that on this blog — some of you might even have the impression that this is only a

Wrapping up 2017: Taipei

I’m back. And I don’t know if to you, the reader, it feels as if I have to say that very often at the start of a blog post, but

And Spring Became Summer

Time flies! This post will be a short recapitulation of some things that happened after the second semester started and I first went on a trip with my friends from

Belgium and Back in Business (Summer in Europe 3)

After coming back home from ISACG 9 in Berlin and my cool experience over there, I did something long overdue — visit friends and family. So this post is mostly

Saikin hai Bunun tuta tu bunun “I am a Bunun"

After my previous double update — in case you missed it, here are the links to Brought together 1 and Brought together 2 - go check

Chinese ideophones and prototypicality

Studying the prototypicality and salience of the Chinese ideophonic lexicon