By Helene Schmolz

The fields of linguistics and data know-how can benefit from one another in beneficial methods in the event that they get hooked up in a very interdisciplinary method. This ebook makes a speciality of anaphora solution for the English language and exhibits how profitable a linguistic-computational point of view may be. It outlines all kinds of anaphors and their frequencies and in addition develops principles for resolving non-finite clause anaphors, that have by no means earlier than been tested.

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This schoolbag is bigger than the last one. Next, hyponymy and meronymy are both hierarchical relationships. Hyponymy or “‘kind of’ relation” occurs if “the meaning of one form is included in the meaning of another” (Yule 2010: 118). Here, a superordinate term (hypernym) contains subordinate terms (hyponyms). Example (11) contains the hyponym dogs, which is a type of animal or, formulated differently, has as hypernym animal. Finally, meronymy is a “‘part of’ relationship” where one term is a part (meronym) of a superordinate term (holonym).

Stirling & Huddleston 2010: 1463). Furthermore, number distinguishes between singular and plural forms. The singular forms are I/me, he/him, she/her and it. The plural forms include we/us and they/them. The form you is used for both singular and plural. This classification does not mean that a plural form always refers to plural entities because it is possible for plural forms to refer to expressions with singular meaning in some situations. For example, they in (26) is interpreted as referring to an expression in the singular (cf.

The choice would have no effect on the meaning, style or connotation of what was being said or written. ]. (Jackson & Amvela 2007: 108) Therefore, we define synonymy as “‘loose’ synonymy”. This means that two words are also considered synonyms even if they are not interchangeable in all contexts (cf. : 107-109). … This schoolbag is bigger than the last one. Next, hyponymy and meronymy are both hierarchical relationships. Hyponymy or “‘kind of’ relation” occurs if “the meaning of one form is included in the meaning of another” (Yule 2010: 118).

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