February 24, 2014

Chinese Single-Character Word Database

Chinese Single-character Word Database

Search parameters (required) Specifiers (optional; to access click corresponding checkbox on left)
Grammatical Category (Tag)    Noun Verb Adjective
Word Frequency (WF)    MIN:          MAX:
Homophone Density (HD)    MIN:          MAX:
Phonological Frequency (PF)    MIN:          MAX:
Cumulative Frequency (CF)    MIN:          MAX:
Number of Components (NC)    MIN:          MAX:
Number of Strokes (NS)    MIN:          MAX:
Number of Word Formations (NWF)    MIN:          MAX:
Age of Learning (AoL)    MIN:          MAX:
Number of Meanings (NM)    MIN:          MAX:
Usability of Phonetic Radical (REG)   -1 0 1
Age of Acquisition (AoA)    MIN:          MAX:
Concreteness (CON)    MIN:          MAX:
Familiarity (FAM)    MIN:          MAX:
Imageability (IMG)    MIN:          MAX:


  • Dr. Ping Li: CogSci Lab Director
  • Dr. Xiaowei Zhao: Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Dr. Youyi Liu: Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Seth Levine: Database Interface Designer/Lab Assistant

The interactive database created by the School of Psychology at the University of Western Australia provided the basic template for our database's layout.