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#1 Jim T

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 12:41 PM

It would be fantastic if Accordance could enable, from the contextual click menu items, the ability to create Principal Part or Binyan Lists. For example, contextual click on a given lemma, Accordance then parses out the verbal root into its respective verbal inflected forms.

 

 

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#2 Michael J. Bolesta

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 12:46 PM

Great idea!


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Posted 07 December 2013 - 03:09 PM

It would not be hard to list all the forms found in that text, but if you wanted the complete paradigm for any word, where would we get that information?


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Posted 07 December 2013 - 06:43 PM

From a given text, yes, just pull in the forms attested. For those not attested in the corpus, it's possible to do create the form from morphological principles. One could reverse engineer a morphological tagging Script for production. I did this last summer. Agglutinative languages are much easy to produce, and such production could be immediately hyperlinked with a Search All, so as to run it through various other corpora. In addition, should a metadata tag of a texts date be included, Accordance could create a diachronic word frequency chart to boot! :D  






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