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Query:   Chinese Spoken Word Frequency
Author:  Zachary Sloane
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Language Documentation
Text/Corpus Linguistics

Summary:   Regarding query: http://www.linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-644.html#2

Summary of responses. Thanks to all who replied.

Dictionary of Usage Frequency of Modern Chinese Words IMPRINT: Beijing
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Press
DATE: 1990

Dictionary of the frequency of vocabulary in modern Chinese
/Huan Wang ... [et al].
1st ed.
Beijing : Beijing Languages Institute Press, ßc 1986.
1491 p. ; 27 cm.
Language and languages ßx Word frequency.
Chinese language ßx Dictionaries.
Beijing yu yan xue yuan.
TITLE: Dictionary of Usage Frequency of Modern Chinese Words
IMPRINT: Beijing Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Press
DATE: 1990
OCLC: 22438912

Frequency dictionary of Chinese words.
The Hague, ßb Mouton, ßc 1973.
xliv, 236 p. ßc 27 cm. Ý
Linguistic structures Ý
Includes bibliographical references.
Chinese language ßx Word frequency.
OCLC: 969802

Xian dai Han yu zi pin tong ji biao = Xiandai Hanyu zipin tongji biao / Guo
jia yu yan wen zi gong zuo wei yuan hui, Guo jiao piao zhun ju bian.
Xiandai Hanyu zipin tongji biao
Contributors: Guo jia yu yan wen zi gong zuo wei yuan hui
China. Guo jia biao zhun ju.
Published: Beijing : Yu wen chu ban she : Xin hua shu dian Beijing fa xing
suo fa xing, 1992.
ISBN: 7800060691

And of course the LDC:
http://projects.ldc.upenn.edu/Chinese

LL Issue: 17.698
Date Posted: 07-Mar-2006


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