Resource: Database of Word Level Statistics - Mandarin

Reference Database of Word Level Statistics - Mandarin
Date of Submission Jan. 27, 2020, 6:51 p.m.
Status accepted
ISLRN 337-551-709-997-4
Resource Type Lexicon
Media Type Text
Language Mandarin Chinese
Format/MIME Type text/plain
Size 173827 KB
Access Medium Web Download


Database of Word Level Statistics - Mandarin was developed by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. It provides lexical characteristics of a descriptive and statistical nature for words and nonwords of Mandarin Chinese. It is designed for researchers particularly concerned with language processing of isolated words. Invariant characteristics include each item's lexicality, sampa, pinyin, IPA transcription, lexical tone, syllable structure, syllable length, pinyin length, segment length, dominant PoS, lexical frequency of the dominant PoS, percent of that dominant PoS, and other PoSes associated with the given item.


The corpus is presented in a series of UTF-8 encoded tab separated plain text files. The original frequency counts were adapted from the word list in Subtlex-CH. Monosyllables from the Subtlex-CH character list that were not present as monosyllabic words were added to the list in order to provide statistical information for all Mandarin syllables.

Version 1.0
Creator Chu-Ren Huang , Karl David Neergaard , Hongzhi Xu
Distributor Linguistic Data Consortium
Rights Holder Portions © 2020 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, © 2020 Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania