Computer-assisted Transcription and Analysis of Bulgarian Child Speech Data using CHILDES and CLAN


  • Velka Popova Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen
  • Dimitar Popov Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen



CHILDES, CLAN, Bulgarian LabLing Corpus


The present paper focuses on the possibilities offered by corpus linguistics in the study of child speech, with its specificities as a linguistic phenomenon. An attempt is made to highlight the advantages of the CHILDES system for studying spontaneous speech interaction in the Bulgarian corpus of child language (Bulgarian LabLing Corpus), in which the data are transcribed and annotated within this paradigm.


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How to Cite

Popova, V., & Popov, D. (2023). Computer-assisted Transcription and Analysis of Bulgarian Child Speech Data using CHILDES and CLAN. Journal of Computational and Applied Linguistics, 1, 66–76.