Corpora and Databases

Linguistic resources ofwritten and spoken Japanese collected by the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics are publicly accessible in the forms of the corpus and databases.

Research Subjects

The corpora and databases are classified according to research subjects and aims.

Database Types

The corpora and databases are classified according to the types of database

  • Corpora
    Corpora built by the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics. (A corpus is an electronic collection of systematically gathered language data with a variety of tags added for linguistic analysis.)
  • Online Dictionaries
    Online dictionaries for the use of researchers and Japanese language learners
  • Linguistic Maps
    Linguistic maps showing the diversity of languages and dialects
  • Images/PDF Files
    Images of dialect maps, rare books, and other material
  • Tools
    Programs and tools for research
  • Bibliographical Catalogs
    Bibliographical and other catalogs
  • Other Downloadable Data
    Other downloadable data