Corpus Files

 
English words in total : 1,878,795
Chinese characters in total : 3,152,866



English origin:

  • Novel
    Title Author Words Chinese Chars Size
    Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll 7,393 12,924 41kB
    A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens 136,382 231,837 786kB
    David Copperfield Charles Dickens
    Translator: Shi Dingle (石定樂)
    357,668 579,714 1994kB
    Oliver Twist Charles Dickens
    Translator: He Wenan (何文安)
    159,045 289,200 879kB
    Great Expectation Charles Dickens
    Translator: Luo Zhiye (羅志野)
    186,424 364,840 971kB
    Pride and Prejudice Jane Austin 126,950 225,307 709kB
    Sense and Sensitivity Jane Austin 120,333 207,710 683kB
    Swallows and Amazon Arthur Ransome
    Translators: Lee Hsingchin & Wang Lixun (王立勛)
    99,291 177,225 568kB
    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain
    Translators: Cao Xiaohong (曹曉紅) & Yu Xiaoguang (于曉光)
    70,622 126,651 377kB
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
    Translators: Xu Ruzhi (許汝禳)
    111,209 199,525 553kB
    Dog Tale Mark Twain
    Translator: Zhang Yousong
    (張友松)
    4,355 8,161 23kB
    The $30,000 Bequest Mark Twain 10,977 19,818 61kB
      Total: 1,390,649 2,442,912  

  • Legal Document
    Title Author Words Chinese Chars Size
    Hong Kong Basic Law / 14,082 19,581 93kB
    Review of Hong Kong Companies Ordinance / 17,596 30,441 121kB
      Total: 31,678 50,022  

  • Academic Article
    Title Author Words Chinese Chars Size
    Academic articles on Open and Distance Learning / 19,973 38,552 138kB
             

  • Fairy Tale
    Title Author Words Chinese Chars Size
    Andersen's Fairy Tales :
    1. The Emperor's New Clothes
    2. The Ugly Duckling
    3. The Little Sea-Maid
    4. The Nightingale
    5. Thumbelina
    Hans Christian Andersen
    Translator: Lin Hua (林樺)
    21,112 42,085 111kB
             

  • Speech
    Title Author Words Chinese Chars Size
    I have a dream Martin Luther King 1,560 2,571 9kB
             
  Total from English origin: 1,464,972 words;       2,576,142 Chinese characters

Chinese origin:

  • Novel
    Title Author Words Chinese Chars Size
    Mimosa Zhang XianLiang 46,625 102,820 214kB
    Fu Rong Zhen Gu Hua
    (Translator: Gladys Yang)
    66,346 136,974 276kB
    Lu Xun's novels Lu Xun 66,027 94,464 293kB
    Wei Cheng Qian ZhongShu
    (Translators: Jeanne Kelly & Nathan K. Mao)
    220,000 219,996 446kB
             
      Total: 398,998 554,254  

  • Essay
    Title Author Words Chinese Chars Size
    Wild Grass Lu Xun 13,390 20,470 63kB
             


  • Fable
    Title Author Words Chinese Chars Size
    1. Aping a Beauty
    2. Buying Shoes
    3. The Casket and the Pearl
    4. A Change of Colour
    5. Earnest Prayers
    6. Good as Old
    7. Making His Mark
    8. Name Versus Fact
    9. In Pursuit of the Sun
    10. Seagulls
    11. Giving the Seedlings a Hand
    12. The Son and the Neighbour
    13. His Spear Against His Shield
    14. A Subtle Hint
    15. Make a Present of Sunshine
    16. The Vigil by the Tree Stump
    / 1,435 2,000 5kB
             
  Total from Chinese origin: 413,823words;       576,724 Chinese characters


English Chinese Parallel Concordancer (E-C Concord) 
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Project leader: Dr. Wang Lixun. Program designers: Chris Greaves, Wang Lixun