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The CORDIAL-SIN compiles a geographically representative body of selected excerpts of spontaneous and semi-directed speech from these interviews. The informants were aged, received little instruction, lived in a rural area, and were born and raised in the location of the interview.
The corpus amounts to 600,000 words, collected from 42 locations within the continental territory of Portugal and the archipels of Madeira and Azores.
The CORDIAL-SIN data are available online in written form, in the following formats: two kinds of orthographic transcripts (more or less detailed for the marking up of spoken language phenomena), PoS tagged corpus, syntactically annotated corpus.
Please use the following reference:
Martins, A. M. (coord.) [2000- ] 2010. CORDIAL-SIN: Corpus Dialectal para o Estudo da Sintaxe / Syntax-oriented Corpus of Portuguese Dialects. Lisboa, Centro de Linguística da Universidade de Lisboa. URL: http://www.clul.ul.pt/en/resources/411-cordial-corpus
CORDIAL-SIN is available for download as:
CORDIAL-SIN is searchable online
and interoperable with other dialect corpora
through the Edisyn Search Engine.