Linguistic Analysis of Mid-20th Century Hong Kong Cantonese by Constructing an Annotated Spoken Corpus

    Project: Research project

    Project Details


    The project constructs a language database of mid-20th century Cantonese with spoken data drawn from Cantonese movies (粵語長片) produced during 1950 and 1970. This database will provide new and additional authentic spoken data for studying the Cantonese language at the levels of lexicon, syntax, semantics and discourse, and also the development of the Cantonese language over the past six decades.

    Funding Source: RGC - Early Career Scheme (ECS)
    Effective start/end date01/12/1330/11/16


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