Proper Nouns

Chinese Proper Nouns

Proper nouns play a major role in NLP applications, especially machine translation (MT) and named entity extraction (NER). CJKI’s databases of Chinese proper nouns are extremely comprehensive. They cover millions of Chinese and non-Chinese personal names and place names, their romanized variants, and more.

Below are links to the individual product pages of CJKI’s resources for Chinese proper nouns. These pages provide descriptions of each resource, explain how the resources are used, and include data samples.

Personal Names

CJKI’s Chinese personal name databases cover given names, surnames and their countless variants, supplemented with various attributes such pinyin and zhuyin readings, English equivalents, gender codes, and frequency statistics.

Chinese-English Personal Names

Chinese-English database of CJK and Western personal names

Chinese Personal Name Variants

Chinese personal names and their romanized variants

Chinese-Japanese Personal Names

Chinese-Japanese database of CJK and Western personal names

Chinese Full Names

Chinese full names of real people including pinyin and zhuyin

Korean-Chinese Personal Names

Korean-Chinese database of CJK and Western personal names

Place Names

Chinese-English Place Names

Chinese-English database of CJK and Western place names

Chinese-Japanese Place Names

Chinese-Japanese database of CJK and Western place names

Korean-Chinese Place Names

Korean-Chinese database of CJK and Western place names