The New Chinese Corpus of Literary Texts Litchi


  • Mateja Petrovčič University of Ljubljana
  • Radovan Garabík Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava
  • Ľuboš Gajdoš Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts of the Comenius University in Bratislava



Chinese, corpus linguistics, building and using corpora, literary texts, Litchi


The aim of the article is to introduce the corpus of Chinese literary texts and to describe the process and design principles behind the corpus construction. The authors provide information regarding the reasoning behind the chosen structure and annotation of the corpus, and further discuss possibilities the corpus opens for linguistic research and language learning. The article provides several examples of how the corpus can be used at various levels of language research.



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How to Cite

Petrovčič, M., Garabík, R., & Gajdoš, Ľuboš. (2020). The New Chinese Corpus of Literary Texts Litchi . Acta Linguistica Asiatica, 10(2), 65-81.