Tagalog corpus

One-hour recordings of interactions of 5 different groups/pairs of Tagalog-speaking adults, collected in December 2021, The adult language corpus was collected as part of a Levelt project by Natalia Levshina, Rowena Garcia, and Yevheniy Syra. The study focuses on the order of discourse-given and new core arguments (agent and patient) in transitive clauses, with the specific aim of investigating whether the given-first preference is weaker in languages that rely on formal marking (case marking and verb agreement), and stronger in languages where the main grammatical cues are other words and their order (cf. Hawkins 2019). Five groups / pairs of adults were asked to audio-record themselves on...
One-hour recordings of interactions between 20 Tagalog-speaking 2;0-4;0 children and their guardians, collected in June 2019., The child language corpus was developed as part of Rowena Garcia and Evan Kidd’s studies on children’s acquisition of a symmetrical voice language. Speech recordings of two- to four-year-old Tagalog-speaking children and their primary caregivers were collected and analyzed to determine the predominant voice type and word order used, as well as the constraints that condition voice use, voice selection, argument position, and thematic role assignment. Child-guardian pairs were visited at their homes, and were provided with toys, picture books, and a wordless picture...

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[author(s)] (2019 - 2021). Collection "Tagalog corpus". MPI for Psycholinguistics Archive. https://hdl.handle.net/1839/a3f8e7b0-a41f-4758-9fdc-86c2688f7e06. (Accessed 2024-03-01)

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