Chapter published in:Parallel Corpora for Contrastive and Translation Studies: New resources and applications
Edited by Irene Doval and M. Teresa Sánchez Nieto
[Studies in Corpus Linguistics 90] 2019
► pp. 93–101
A parallel corpus of 40 languages
This chapter presents the current version of InterCorp, a parallel corpus created at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague. The corpus contains texts in Czech aligned with one or more foreign-language version(s), including Czech and 39 other languages. The chapter analyses its structure and technical parameters, and describes some technical tools used with the corpus (Kontext, a corpus query interface, and InterText, a parallel text alignment editor created specifically for the project). Similarly, the contribution discusses Treq (Translation Equivalents Database), a collection of bilingual Czech-foreign language dictionaries built automatically from InterCorp. In the last section of the chapter, the possibilities for methodological and linguistic exploitation of the corpus are discussed.
- 2.Description of the corpus
- 2.1The Spanish part of the corpus
- 3.Using the corpus
- 4.Specific tools: Translation equivalents database
- 5.Exploiting InterCorp
Published online: 20 March 2019
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