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Turning a Bilingual Dictionary into a Lexical-Semantic Database.

By: Series: Lexicographica. Series Maior SerPublisher: Tübingen : De Gruyter, Inc., 1997Copyright date: ©1997Description: 1 online resource (348 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9783110920116
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Turning a Bilingual Dictionary into a Lexical-Semantic DatabaseDDC classification:
  • 413.028
LOC classification:
  • P327.5.D37.F66 1997
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Abbreviations -- Mel'čuk's lexical functions and lexical-semantic relations -- Acknowledgements -- 1 General introduction -- 2 Acquisition of lexical and co-occurrence knowledge: an overview -- 2.1 Lexical acquisition and machine-readable dictionaries -- 2.2 Defining collocations -- 2.2.1 Lexical collocations -- 2.2.2 Grammatical collocations -- 2.2.3 Support verbs -- 2.3 Acquiring lexical knowledge from textual corpora -- 2.4 Conclusion -- 3 A few collocational dictionaries -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 The BBI Dictionary -- 3.3 Selected English Collocations (SEC) -- 3.4 English Adverbial Collocations (EAC) -- 3.5 Langenscheidts Kontextwörterbuch Französisch-Deutsch -- 3.6 Conclusion -- 4 Pustejovsky's Generative Lexicon -- 4.1 The theory -- 4.1.1 Argument structure -- 4.1.2 Event structure -- 4.1.3 Qualia structure -- 4.2 Conclusion -- 5 MeaningText Theory and the Explanatory Combinatory Dictionary -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 The Explanatory Combinatory Dictionary -- 5.3 Structure of an ECD entry -- 5.3.1 Introductory Zone -- 5.3.2 Semantic Zone -- 5.3.3 Syntactic Zone -- 5.3.4 Lexical Functions Zone -- 5.4 MeaningText Theory and Natural Language Processing -- 5.5 Conclusion -- 6 Constructing a database from the Collins-Robert Dictionary -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 The Collins-Robert Dictionary -- 6.3 The Collins-Robert metalinguistic apparatus -- 6.3.1 Part of speech of the source item -- 6.3.2 Meaning equivalents, explanations and micro-definitions -- 6.3.3 Subject field codes -- 6.3.4 Grammar notes -- 6.3.5 Selection restrictions -- 6.4 Metalanguage and lexical functions -- 6.5 Collocations, terminology and lexical functions -- 6.6 A relational database -- 6.6.1 Structure of the database -- 6.6.2 Modifying the metalinguistic apparatus -- 6.6.3 Enriching the database with lexical-semantic information.
6.6.4 Retrieving information from the database: application programs -- 7 Defining formulae and lexical functions -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Mult -- 7.2.1 body of -- 7.2.2 group of -- 7.2.3 set of -- 7.2.4 series of -- 7.2.5 list of -- 7.2.6 cluster of -- 7.2.7 number of -- 7.2.8 A note on "collective" -- 7.3 Sing -- 7.3.1 piece of -- 7.3.2 a member of -- 7.3.3 flash of -- 7.3.4 act of -- 7.4 Sinstr -- 7.5 Caus/Perm -- 7.5.1 cause to/allow to -- 7.5.2 make + adj -- 7.6 A0 -- 7.6.1 concerning -- 7.6.2 of the/of a -- 7.6.3 made of -- 7.7 Aj -- 7.7.1 having + N -- 7.7.2 causing + N -- 7.7.3 lacking + N -- 7.7.4 who + V -- 7.7.5 without -- 7.8 Anti -- 7.8.1 not -- 7.8.2 lack of -- 7.8.3 as opposed to -- 7.8.4 no longer -- 7.9 Contr -- 7.10 Son -- 7.10.1 sound of/noise of -- 7.11 Incep -- 7.11.1 become -- 7.11.2 grow -- 7.11.3 get -- 7.11.4 turn -- 7.12 Smod -- 7.12.1 way of + V-ing -- 7.13 Able -- 7.13.1 meant to -- 7.13.2 fit to -- 7.13.3 can be -- 7.13.4 able to -- 7.13.5 capable of -- 7.14 Perf -- 7.14.1 thing + Ven -- 7.15 Magn// -- 7.16 Centr -- 7.17 Conclusion -- 8 A few suggestions towards the creation of additional functions -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Unit -- 8.3 Part -- 8.3.1 part of -- 8.3.2 branch of -- 8.4 Child/Parent -- 8.5 Male/Female -- 8.6 Process -- 8.7 Telic -- 8.8 Spec -- 8.9 Conclusion -- 9 Assigning lexical functions: tests and consistency -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 IncepPredMinus vs. FinFunc0 -- 9.3 Culm vs. Centr -- 9.4 Telic -- 9.5 Real vs. AntiReal -- 9.6 Morphological clues -- 9.6.1 Up/Down -- 9.6.2 Off -- 9.6.3 Away -- 9.7 Conclusion -- 10 A closer look at the lexical function Son -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Phonaesthesia and onomatopoeia -- 10.3 Sound verbs in the Collins-Robert dictionary -- 10.4 Analyzing regularities -- 10.5 Final clusters -- 10.6 Conclusion -- 11 Noun alternations and sense extensions.
11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Lexical Implication Rules -- 11.3 LIRs and the bilingual dictionary -- 11.3.1 Mass/Count alternation -- 11.3.2 The Animal ? Fur LIR -- 11.3.3 The Fruit/Flower of plant ? Plant LIR -- 11.3.4 The Container -> Contents LIR -- 11.4 Conclusion -- 12 Transitivity alternations -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 The causative/inchoative alternation -- 12.3 Ergative verbs and the Collins-Robert dictionary -- 12.4 Ergativity and translation -- 12.4.1 No modification -- 12.4.2 Pronominalization -- 12.4.3 Causative operator: Faire + infinitive -- 12.4.4 Causative operator: Rendre + adjective -- 12.4.5 Passive construction -- 12.5 Automatic vs. semi-automatic acquisition of ergative verbs -- 12.6 Ergative verbs and lexical functions -- 12.7 Conclusion -- 13 Metaphors and lexical functions -- 13.1 Introduction -- 13.2 Lakoff & Johnson's Metaphors We Live By -- 13.3 Lexical functions -- 13.3.1 Mult -- 13.3.2 Basic shapes and lexical functions -- 13.4 Conclusion -- 14 Pedagogical applications -- 14.1 Introduction -- 14.2 Teaching collocations in a business English class: an experiment -- 14.3 Towards CALL exercises -- 14.3.1 Studying the collocational potential of a given base -- 14.3.2 Recovering the base -- 14.3.3 Studying lexical functions -- 14.4 Improving reference works -- 14.5 Conclusion -- 15 General conclusions -- 16 Appendices -- 16.1 Appendix A: The Son lexical function (sample list) -- 16.2 Appendix B: Verbs of sound (in reverse alphabetical order) -- 16.3 Appendix C: The Mult lexical function (sample list) -- 16.4 Appendix D: The Culm lexical function -- 16.5 Appendix E: The Centr lexical function -- 16.6 Appendix F: The Sloc lexical function (sample list) -- 16.7 Appendix G: The Oper, lexical function (sample list) -- 16.8 Appendix H: The Liqu lexical function (sample list) -- 16.9 Appendix I: The noun PRICE and lexical functions.
16.10 Appendix J: List of ergative verbs -- 17 Resume -- 18 Zusammenfassung -- 19 Bibliography -- 20 Index.
Summary: In der Reihe erscheinen Monographien und Sammelbände zur Lexikographie und Metalexikographie. Außerdem werden Arbeiten aus dem weiteren Bereich der Lexikologie aufgenommen, wenn sie zum Ausbau der theoretischen, methodischen und empirischen Grundlagen von Lexikographie und Metalexikographie beitragen. Zentrale Themen sind Mikro- und Makrostruktur, typologische und wissenschaftsgeschichtliche Aspekte und angewandte lexikographische Dokumentation.
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Intro -- Abbreviations -- Mel'čuk's lexical functions and lexical-semantic relations -- Acknowledgements -- 1 General introduction -- 2 Acquisition of lexical and co-occurrence knowledge: an overview -- 2.1 Lexical acquisition and machine-readable dictionaries -- 2.2 Defining collocations -- 2.2.1 Lexical collocations -- 2.2.2 Grammatical collocations -- 2.2.3 Support verbs -- 2.3 Acquiring lexical knowledge from textual corpora -- 2.4 Conclusion -- 3 A few collocational dictionaries -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 The BBI Dictionary -- 3.3 Selected English Collocations (SEC) -- 3.4 English Adverbial Collocations (EAC) -- 3.5 Langenscheidts Kontextwörterbuch Französisch-Deutsch -- 3.6 Conclusion -- 4 Pustejovsky's Generative Lexicon -- 4.1 The theory -- 4.1.1 Argument structure -- 4.1.2 Event structure -- 4.1.3 Qualia structure -- 4.2 Conclusion -- 5 MeaningText Theory and the Explanatory Combinatory Dictionary -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 The Explanatory Combinatory Dictionary -- 5.3 Structure of an ECD entry -- 5.3.1 Introductory Zone -- 5.3.2 Semantic Zone -- 5.3.3 Syntactic Zone -- 5.3.4 Lexical Functions Zone -- 5.4 MeaningText Theory and Natural Language Processing -- 5.5 Conclusion -- 6 Constructing a database from the Collins-Robert Dictionary -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 The Collins-Robert Dictionary -- 6.3 The Collins-Robert metalinguistic apparatus -- 6.3.1 Part of speech of the source item -- 6.3.2 Meaning equivalents, explanations and micro-definitions -- 6.3.3 Subject field codes -- 6.3.4 Grammar notes -- 6.3.5 Selection restrictions -- 6.4 Metalanguage and lexical functions -- 6.5 Collocations, terminology and lexical functions -- 6.6 A relational database -- 6.6.1 Structure of the database -- 6.6.2 Modifying the metalinguistic apparatus -- 6.6.3 Enriching the database with lexical-semantic information.

6.6.4 Retrieving information from the database: application programs -- 7 Defining formulae and lexical functions -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Mult -- 7.2.1 body of -- 7.2.2 group of -- 7.2.3 set of -- 7.2.4 series of -- 7.2.5 list of -- 7.2.6 cluster of -- 7.2.7 number of -- 7.2.8 A note on "collective" -- 7.3 Sing -- 7.3.1 piece of -- 7.3.2 a member of -- 7.3.3 flash of -- 7.3.4 act of -- 7.4 Sinstr -- 7.5 Caus/Perm -- 7.5.1 cause to/allow to -- 7.5.2 make + adj -- 7.6 A0 -- 7.6.1 concerning -- 7.6.2 of the/of a -- 7.6.3 made of -- 7.7 Aj -- 7.7.1 having + N -- 7.7.2 causing + N -- 7.7.3 lacking + N -- 7.7.4 who + V -- 7.7.5 without -- 7.8 Anti -- 7.8.1 not -- 7.8.2 lack of -- 7.8.3 as opposed to -- 7.8.4 no longer -- 7.9 Contr -- 7.10 Son -- 7.10.1 sound of/noise of -- 7.11 Incep -- 7.11.1 become -- 7.11.2 grow -- 7.11.3 get -- 7.11.4 turn -- 7.12 Smod -- 7.12.1 way of + V-ing -- 7.13 Able -- 7.13.1 meant to -- 7.13.2 fit to -- 7.13.3 can be -- 7.13.4 able to -- 7.13.5 capable of -- 7.14 Perf -- 7.14.1 thing + Ven -- 7.15 Magn// -- 7.16 Centr -- 7.17 Conclusion -- 8 A few suggestions towards the creation of additional functions -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Unit -- 8.3 Part -- 8.3.1 part of -- 8.3.2 branch of -- 8.4 Child/Parent -- 8.5 Male/Female -- 8.6 Process -- 8.7 Telic -- 8.8 Spec -- 8.9 Conclusion -- 9 Assigning lexical functions: tests and consistency -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 IncepPredMinus vs. FinFunc0 -- 9.3 Culm vs. Centr -- 9.4 Telic -- 9.5 Real vs. AntiReal -- 9.6 Morphological clues -- 9.6.1 Up/Down -- 9.6.2 Off -- 9.6.3 Away -- 9.7 Conclusion -- 10 A closer look at the lexical function Son -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Phonaesthesia and onomatopoeia -- 10.3 Sound verbs in the Collins-Robert dictionary -- 10.4 Analyzing regularities -- 10.5 Final clusters -- 10.6 Conclusion -- 11 Noun alternations and sense extensions.

11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Lexical Implication Rules -- 11.3 LIRs and the bilingual dictionary -- 11.3.1 Mass/Count alternation -- 11.3.2 The Animal ? Fur LIR -- 11.3.3 The Fruit/Flower of plant ? Plant LIR -- 11.3.4 The Container -> Contents LIR -- 11.4 Conclusion -- 12 Transitivity alternations -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 The causative/inchoative alternation -- 12.3 Ergative verbs and the Collins-Robert dictionary -- 12.4 Ergativity and translation -- 12.4.1 No modification -- 12.4.2 Pronominalization -- 12.4.3 Causative operator: Faire + infinitive -- 12.4.4 Causative operator: Rendre + adjective -- 12.4.5 Passive construction -- 12.5 Automatic vs. semi-automatic acquisition of ergative verbs -- 12.6 Ergative verbs and lexical functions -- 12.7 Conclusion -- 13 Metaphors and lexical functions -- 13.1 Introduction -- 13.2 Lakoff & Johnson's Metaphors We Live By -- 13.3 Lexical functions -- 13.3.1 Mult -- 13.3.2 Basic shapes and lexical functions -- 13.4 Conclusion -- 14 Pedagogical applications -- 14.1 Introduction -- 14.2 Teaching collocations in a business English class: an experiment -- 14.3 Towards CALL exercises -- 14.3.1 Studying the collocational potential of a given base -- 14.3.2 Recovering the base -- 14.3.3 Studying lexical functions -- 14.4 Improving reference works -- 14.5 Conclusion -- 15 General conclusions -- 16 Appendices -- 16.1 Appendix A: The Son lexical function (sample list) -- 16.2 Appendix B: Verbs of sound (in reverse alphabetical order) -- 16.3 Appendix C: The Mult lexical function (sample list) -- 16.4 Appendix D: The Culm lexical function -- 16.5 Appendix E: The Centr lexical function -- 16.6 Appendix F: The Sloc lexical function (sample list) -- 16.7 Appendix G: The Oper, lexical function (sample list) -- 16.8 Appendix H: The Liqu lexical function (sample list) -- 16.9 Appendix I: The noun PRICE and lexical functions.

16.10 Appendix J: List of ergative verbs -- 17 Resume -- 18 Zusammenfassung -- 19 Bibliography -- 20 Index.

In der Reihe erscheinen Monographien und Sammelbände zur Lexikographie und Metalexikographie. Außerdem werden Arbeiten aus dem weiteren Bereich der Lexikologie aufgenommen, wenn sie zum Ausbau der theoretischen, methodischen und empirischen Grundlagen von Lexikographie und Metalexikographie beitragen. Zentrale Themen sind Mikro- und Makrostruktur, typologische und wissenschaftsgeschichtliche Aspekte und angewandte lexikographische Dokumentation.

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