corpus


corpus
corpus
meaning ‘a collection of writings’, has a plural corpora, although corpuses is increasingly found. In the domain of language and linguistics it is used to refer to a collection of texts of all kinds, written and spoken, which are read and analysed by a computer program designed to produce statistics and sort the material into accessible forms, usually as a screen concordance of consecutive lines with the word being studied (the keyword) in the centre of each line. The best known corpora in current use are the British National Corpus, the Cobuild Corpus (Collins–Birmingham University International Language Database), now called the Bank of English, the Survey of English Usage (at University College London), and the Oxford English Corpus on which the present work extensively draws.

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  • corpus — [ kɔrpys ] n. m. • 1863; « hostie » fin XIIe; mot lat. « corps » 1 ♦ Dr. Recueil de pièces, de documents concernant une même discipline. Corpus d inscriptions latines et grecques. 2 ♦ (1961) Ling. Ensemble fini d énoncés réels réuni en vue de l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Corpus — (Latin plural corpora, English plural corpuses or corpora) is Latin for body. It may refer to: Contents 1 Law 2 Biology …   Wikipedia

  • corpus — (izg. kȍrpus) m DEFINICIJA knjiga s više različitih tekstova, ob. povezana općom temom ili svrhom; zbirka, zbornik, usp. korpus SINTAGMA corpus alienum (izg. corpus aliénum) strano tijelo; corpus delicti (izg. corpus delìkti) predmet kojim je… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • corpus — cor·pus / kȯr pəs, ˌpu̇s/ n pl cor·po·ra / pə rə/: the main body of a thing; specif: the principal of a fund, trust, or estate as distinct from income or interest: res Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • corpus — CÓRPUS, corpusuri, s.n. (livr.) Culegere sau colecţie de texte, documente, inscripţii, legi etc. – Din lat. corpus. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  CÓRPUS s. corp. (Un corpus de legi.) Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • CORPUS — praeter signiicatum commune, Latinis opus quoque notat, quod in multas esset digestum partes pluresque libros coneineret; sicut corpus animalis plura membra. Sic Firmicus opus suum de Mathesi quod multis libris explicatur, Corpus appellat et… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • corpus — 1. ‘Conjunto de datos o textos de un mismo tipo que sirve de base a una investigación’. Es invariable en plural (→ plural, 1f y k): «En el caso de corpus demasiado abundantes se hace necesario tomar solamente una muestra» (Quezada Mensaje [Chile… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Corpus — Cor pus ( p[u^]s), n.; pl. {Corpora} ( p[ o]*r[.a]). [L.] A body, living or dead; the corporeal substance of a thing. [1913 Webster] {Corpus callosum} (k[a^]l*l[=o] s[u^]m); pl. {Corpora callosa} ( s?) [NL., callous body] (Anat.), the great band… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corpus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El término Corpus puede referirse a: Corpus lingüístico, conjunto de ejemplos reales de uso de una lengua; Corpus, abreviación de la fiesta del Corpus Christi; Corpus, municipio del departamento de San Ignacio… …   Wikipedia Español

  • corpus — (pl. corpora), late 14c., from L. corpus, lit. body (see CORPOREAL (Cf. corporeal)). The sense of body of a person (mid 15c. in English) and collection of facts or things (1727 in English) were both present in Latin. Corpus Christi (late 14c.),… …   Etymology dictionary

  • corpus — (plural corpus, preferible a corpora) sustantivo masculino 1. Uso/registro: elevado. Conjunto de datos ordenados o de textos sobre una determinada materia, que pueden servir de base a una investigación: El corpus de la tesis doctoral se encuentra …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española