In order to protect the intellectural properties of our research project, we would like you register before using our database. Please fill in the following registration form and fax it back to us.

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Database Query

After login into our webpage, you can search our database in the following ways:
  • Search by Lexical Item           Demo
  • Search by Root Analogy          Demo
  • Search by Target or Source    Demo
For the reference of Root Analogy, please click here.

Please click here for detailed explanations of database searching.

Submit new metaphors

We welcome the submission of new metaphors, so that we can expand and update our database. If you want to submit new metaphors, please click here.


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