ideophones

Reduplication as a trigger of intersubjectivity: Mandarin Chinese ideophones and reduplication in the CHILDES corpora

How do Chinese children acquire ideophones and reduplication?

Radiant suns, burning fires and brilliant flowers: The onomasiology and radical support of Chinese literary LIGHT ideophones

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

Defining Chinese ideophones: A family of constructions

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

Bridging phonology, meaning, and written form across time: introducing CHIDEOD, a database of Chinese literary ideophones

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

Mapping the terminology for ideophones

Goal The goal for this short update is to use the R package lingtypology (click here for the tutorial), in order to create a map that shows which for which languages we use which terminology relating to ideophones. Now, I know that the data isn’t complete yet. It is an ongoing cataloguing project. You can find the more recent versions of this map on my Github

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 to me it does. Anyway, no more excuses, but I solemly swear to write more often here. Where were we at last time? Ah yes, I chronicled my trip to the UK. Go read that if you forgot about it,

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 (read all about it here). As such, I will write a bit about my work as a model (yes, I became somewhat of a model haha); my work in the field with the Bunun people; my work as a

A Japanese Linguistic NINJA(L)

〜〜Konnichiwa mina san こんにちはみなさん〜〜 After my SEA roundtrip to Phuket and China where I visited some of my friends, I arrived back in Taiwan. I was running in Pudong airport in Shanghai to get my flight because I had to queue for two hours just to get through the

Ideophones

Studying (Premodern) Chinese ideophones diachronically