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Parallel and comparable corpora: What are they up to?

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Publication date2007
Host publicationIncorporating Corpora: Translation and the Linguist
EditorsG. James, G. Anderman
Place of PublicationClevedon, UK
PublisherMultilingual Matters
Number of pages0
ISBN (Print)978-1-85359-986-6
Original languageEnglish

Publication series

NameTranslating Europe
PublisherMultilingual Matters


With ever increasing international exchange and accelerated globalisation, translation and contrastive studies are more popular than ever. As part of this new wave of research on translation and contrastive studies, corpora, and multilingual corpora in particular, have a prominent role. In this chapter, we will illustrate the value of parallel and comparable corpora to translation and contrastive studies.

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