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Full nameCLARIN Knowledge-Centre for linguistic diversity and language documentation
Short nameCKLD
Hosted by(1) DCH: Data Centre for the Humanities (University of Cologne), Germany
(2) HZSK: Hamburg Centre for Language Corpora (University Hamburg), Germany
(3) INEL: Grammatical Descriptions, Corpora and Language Technology for Indigenous Northern Eurasian Languages (Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Hamburg), Germany
(4) ELAR: Endangered Languages Archive (SOAS University of London), United Kingdom
(5) SWLI: SOAS World Languages Institute (SOAS University of London), United kingdom
(6) IfL: Department of Linguistics (University of Cologne), Germany
(7) ZAS: Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin, Germany
City of main hubCologne
Country of main hubDE
Date of certifcation2018-03-28
Area of competenceThe CLARIN Knowledge-Centre for linguistic diversity and language documentation offers expertise on data and data-related methods, technology and background information on language resources and tools to researchers - including students and native speakers. CKLD provides information and assistance relating to fieldwork and data-related methodological aspects and in particular relating to equipment, digital tools, methods, where to find data and information, whom to contact for specialist information on particular regions or language families.
Audiences- Linguists
- field linguists
- typologists
- language communities of endangered languages
Types of services- Information materials
- guidelines
- tutorials
- consultancy
Language portal for
Other languages covered- Under-researched languages and languages families (linguistic diversity).
- Athabascan
- Austronesian
- Austro-Asiatic
- Dravidian
- Finno-Ugric
- Papuan
Modalities covered- Text
- audio-visual recordings of speech
Linguistic topics- language documentation
- linguistic typology
- linguistic fieldwork
Language processing topics
Data types- audio-visual collections
- typological databases
Resource families- Manually annotated corpora
- Spoken corpora
- Dictionaries
- Wordlists
Generic topics- linguistic fieldwork
- endangered languages
- language typology
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Last update2021-01-30 12:15:09