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.
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.