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Multilingual Corpora


A Guide to ParaConc.
M. Barlow.
Athelstan. Houston. 1995.

Dimensions of register variation: A cross-linguistic comparison.
D. Biber. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1995.

Corpus Linguistics: Investigating Language Structure and Use.
D. Biber and S. Conrad and R. Reppen.
Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1998.



Any collection of more than one text in more than one language can be called a multilingual corpus, (corpus being Latin for "body", hence a multilingual corpus is any body of multilingual texts). But the term "multilingual corpus" when used in the context of modern linguistics means a machine-readable text collection of multilingual texts which are representative for the language use under investigation.