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This can be the 1st entire word list of the various expert phrases in corpus linguistics and gives an obtainable consultant for corpus linguists and non-corpus linguists alike.

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Bultreebank. org/clark/. More details of the system can be found in Simov et al. (2004b). clitic A morpheme that has the syntactic characteristics of a word, but is phonologically and lexically bound to another word, for example n’t in the word hasn’t. g. The dog’s dinner. When part-of-speech tagging is carried out on a corpus, clitics are often separated from the word they are joined to. closure A term indicating that a particular feature in a variety of language is becoming finite. The more a corpus approaches closure, the more it approaches being completely representative of a language (or language variety).

Edu/. Centre for Speech Technology Research (CSTR) A research unit specialising in speech science research at the University of Edinburgh, UK. CSTR produced the Eustace corpus. This speech corpus is mainly of interest to speech scientists, being composed of a pre-selected set of sentences spoken aloud by six speakers of English. The corpus contains 4,608 sentences. See http://www. uk/ for further details. Center for Spoken Language Understanding (CSLU) Speech Corpora A range of speech corpora developed at the Center for Spoken Language Understanding, Oregon University of Health and Science, USA.

Diachronic Corpus of Present-day Spoken English (DCPSE) A corpus being constructed at the Survey of English Usage, University College London by a team led by Bas Aarts. The corpus includes spoken corpus data drawn from both the London–Lund Corpus and the spoken section of the British International Corpus of English (ICE) corpus in order to develop a diachronic corpus of relatively contemporary spoken English covering a period of a quarter of a century or so from the 1960s and early 1990s. The corpus is available from http://www.

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