Ch4 Part-of-Speech Tagging

Ch4 Part-of-Speech Tagging - Part-of-Speech Tagging...

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Unformatted text preview: Part-of-Speech Tagging Part-of-speech tagging Historical Background u Dionysius Thrax of Alexandria (c. 100 BC) wrote a grammatical sketch of Old Greek Language: n Summary of the linguistic knowledge of his day. n Origin of the terms like: u Syntax, u Diphthong, u Clitic, u Analogy. 2/13/12 Veton Kpuska 2 u Syntax, n Main Entry: syntax (http://www.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/audio.pl?syntax01=syntax) Pronunciation: \ sin- taks\ Function: noun Etymology: Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French sintaxe, from Late Latin syntaxis, from Greek, from syntassein to arrange together, from syn- + tassein to arrange Date: 1574 1 a : the way in which linguistic elements (as words) are put together to form constituents (as phrases or clauses) b : the part of grammar dealing with this 2 : a connected or orderly system : harmonious arrangement of parts or elements <the syntax of classical architecture> 3 : syntactics especially as dealing with the formal properties of languages or calculi u Diphthong, n Main Entry: diphthong (http://www.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/audio.pl?diphth06=diphthong) Pronunciation: \ dif- tho, dip-\ Function: noun Etymology: Middle English diptonge, from Middle French diptongue, from Late Latin dipthongus, from Greek diphthongos, from di- + phthongos voice, sound Date: 15th century 1 : a gliding monosyllabic speech sound (as the vowel combination at the end of toy ) that starts at or near the articulatory position for one vowel and moves to or toward the position of another 2 : digraph 3 : the ligature or diphthongal \dif- tho-(g) l, dip-\ adjective 2/13/12 Veton Kpuska 3 u Clitic, n Main Entry: clitic (http://www.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/audio.pl?clitic07=clitic) Pronunciation: \ kli-tik\ Function: noun Etymology: en clitic or pro clitic Date: 1946 : a word that is treated in pronunciation as forming a part of a neighboring word and that is often unaccented or contracted u Analogy n Main Entry: analogy (http://www.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/audio.pl?analog09=analogy) Pronunciation: \ - na-l -j\ Function: noun Inflected Form(s): plural analogies Date: 15th century 1 : inference that if two or more things agree with one another in some respects they will probably agree in others 2 a : resemblance in some particulars between things otherwise unlike : similarity b : comparison based on such resemblance 3 : correspondence between the members of pairs or sets of linguistic forms that serves as a basis for the creation of another form 4 : correspondence in function between anatomical parts of different structure and origin compare homology synonyms see likeness 2/13/12 Veton Kpuska 4 Dionysius Thrax...
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